* National football league was not a single entity. * Because they did not share profits and loses. * Days after the raiders announced they were leaving Oakland to go to LA the city of Oakland bought an eminent domain action to acquire the team. * Went to trial in may of 1983 and the court entered judgment for the raiders * On appeal it was remanded to the trial court, with directions to consider certain remaining objectives to plaintiff’s suit which had not previously been addressed by the court. * On remand, the court once again entered judgment for the raiders on ground that: * 1. The city’s stated purpose in acquiring the team was not public use * 2. The city’s action was invalid under the antitrust laws * 3. The city’s conduct constituted undue interference with interstate commerce and therefore violated the commerce clause of the United State Constitution. * Appeals court affirmed the trial courts decision * First fount that the league’s success was dependent upon it’s ability to conduct business nationwide. * Next found that uniform national regulation was appropriate in this area because of local laws, such as eminent domain statues, only take into consideration parochial interests- sometimes at the expense of larger nation concerns * The use of eminent domain legislation as a response to a relocation threat is still likely in the future. * After the verdict of the jury, but before the ninth circuit decision the Baltimore colts owner Robert Isray considered moving his team to Indianapolis. * And in the same time period negations with Maryland and Baltimore officials about keeping the colts in Baltimore * The city of Baltimore passed a bill in the Maryland senate stating that the city of Baltimore could condemn professional sports franchises under the doctrine of eminent domain * NFL held special meeting about this and decided they would take no action with respect to the move by the colts. * Later that day Irsay officially announced the proposed move of the colts to Indianapolis. * The league did not approve or disapprove * On march 28, 1984 Irsay learned about the bill mentioned above from a newspaper * That night he executed the offer by Indianapolis and loaded all the properties into mayflower moving vans and left for Indianapolis. * On March 30 the Maryland legislature enacted the eminent domain statues, and the city of Baltimore more immediately initiated state court condemnation proceedings to acquire the Colts franchise. * Colt filled to federal court to enjoin the eminent domain action in Baltimore. * The suit was dismissed. * The majority opinion in Raiders advised the NFL that “to withstand antitrust scrutiny, restrictions on team movement should be more closely tailored to serve the needs inherent in producing the NFL product and competing with other forms of entertainment.” * Nine months after the colts move the Philadelphia Eagles, contemplated relocation as a means of improving its financial situation. * They were not happy with their stadium lease and their personal financial problems. * Eagles owner Leonard Tose began negotiating with real estate developer from Phoenix a deal to sell a minority interest in the eagles * He denied initial reports of the move, but rumors were fueled when Tose and his daughter traveled to Phoenix in late November * Commissioner Rozelle filed suit against Tose and the Eagles in federal court in Philadelphia, seeking a declaration that an NFL evaluation of a propsed move, u n der “orderly league procedures” * A few days after Tose signed a new deal with Philadelphia officials that kept the Eagles in Philadelphia. * NFL Constitution and by-laws * No member club shall have the right to transfer its franchise or playing site to a different city, with within or outside of its home
Legal risk and Regulation
Mongolia has transformed itself a socialist country to a vibrant multiparty democracy and try to open its market in recent decades. Mongolian government established Law on Foreign investment in 1993 to promote foreign investment, protect right and assets of investors, and regulate relations pertaining to foreign investment. With its open-market economy, Mongolia has improved its economy rapidly, and then it became a member of World Trade Organization in 1997…
HOW TO BRIEF A CASE
I. Definitions – Two Types of Briefs
A. A case brief (the form of the three written assignments on the syllabus) is a dissection of a judicial opinion – it is a written summary of the basic components of that opinion.
B. A persuasive brief (trial and appellate) is the set of formal documents a lawyer files with a court in support of his or her client’s position.
II. Functions of case briefing (of type to be done for class assignments)
A. Case briefing helps you acquire the…
Good effort on your Case Brief paper. However, you did not provide the necessary sub-headings for your Case Brief, and this is a serious omission. Furthermore, you needed to include more information under each sub-heading, if you had any. Please always type your names, course number and title, date, and perhaps Instructor's names on top of your papers.
Your grade on this assignment is 82% (B-).
Dr. Dennis A. Ogirri
Washington et al. v. Harold Glucksberg et al.
State of Iowa, Appellate…
an imprisoned father. According to Robert Coles, "there was in this greatest of storytellers an unyielding attachment of sorts to his early social and moral experiences" (566). Complementing Dickens' childhood memories of crime and poverty was his legal training, reflected in the characterizations of lawyers and the abundance of criminal activity that hovers around the world of Great Expectations.
Charles Dickens' father, John, made little money working as a clerk in England's Navy Pay Office (Coles…
Introduction to Law School Studying:
From Class Preparation to Exam Taking
2014 Academic Orientation for Incoming Students
Regent University School of Law
August 14, 2014
Professor Natt Gantt
Director of Academic Success
General Study Principles
I. You’re not in college anymore . . . .
Breadth of coverage of material
Inductive case method approach to learning
Testing on application of material
Consider the following quotation about law school testing:
“[F]orget about law for a moment. Assume…
Teacher Support Programme
The Pelican Brief
The Pelican Brief is a legal thriller – a thriller in which
much of the plot and action is based on elements of the
law and the roles of big business and government. It was
written in 1992 by John Grisham. It was his third novel
and the second of his books to be made into a film. The
film was directed by Alan J. Pakula and stars Julia Roberts
and Denzel Washington.
appropriate business office location.
If you wish to appeal a probate, family, felony, or unlimited civil (disputes involving more than $25,000) matter, the 4th District Court of Appeal will review the decision made by the trial court and determine if a legal error was made. Note: Although the 4th District Court of Appeal will review your appeal, you must file your Notice of Appeal in the appropriate Superior Court business officelocation.
If you do not have an attorney, see: Civil Appellate Practices…
1. Differences in political philosophy
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Believed in the need for a strong central government.
Believed that the central government would protect the citizens in a way that the states couldn’t or wouldn’t.
Thought that this was the only way to create a country rather than just 13 states.
II. Anti-Federalists: (Republicans)
Thought most power must remain with the States.
Feared tyranny like the British Monarchy would result from a strong central government.
Said if they…
2 starts with the applicable legal rule from the Maryland Worker's Compensation Act. The next sentences then tell the reader about the legal standards and principles that apply to the topic of casual employee. These sentences inform the reader that the tests for casual employee come from the courts and give the specific criteria. Note…
failure to comply with Tennessee’s Medical Malpractice Act and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. This paper will include an IRAC Brief that will explain the case in detail followed by a brief explanation of governmental principles of regulatory compliance requirements, a brief explanation of methods for managing the legal risks that arise from regulatory compliance issues, and how this…