Daily Archives: July 7, 2010 - 2 results

Posted 7 years ago in Criminal Law by Arthur Buono  
Lindsay Lohan Swaps Probation for Jail Time

Lindsay Lohan’s ongoing legal woes highlight the trade-offs with probation and alternative sentencing. As the Los Angeles Times reports, a California judge sentenced Lohan to 90 days in jail for violating her probation. The probation related to Lohan’s 2007 drunk-driving convictions.   Probation and other alternatives for first offenders Obeying all the terms key to success Probation revoked for numerous violations   Not Taking Things Seriously In receiving probation, Lohan benefitted from two main factors behind alternative sentencing. Overcrowded jails …

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Posted 7 years ago in Labor and Employment by Arthur Buono  
2010 NFL Season Kicks off with Legal Disputes

If it’s 100 degrees in July it’s time for National Football League training camps. As teams prepare for the 2010 season, labor negotiations between the players’ union and the league loom. Casting a shadow over these negotiations, the Supreme Court recently denied the NFL’s claim that it deserved antitrust exemption.   NFL a collection of teams Rule of reason applies to many league actions Labor issues cloud next two seasons   League and Teams Subject to Antitrust Laws As reported …

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