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Posted 4 years ago in Criminal Law by Aaron Kase  
NHL Star Jeremy Roenick Seeks Legal Advice for Twitter Brawl

Former NHL superstar Jeremy Roenick took to Twitter last week, asking for legal advice about whether he would get sued for beating up an Internet heckler. “Is there a good lawyer in Toronto that can oversee my dispute on tues?” Roenick tweeted, explaining that he wanted to pummel another Twitter user, who goes by the name Kyle Gags, in the lobby of a Hotel Sheraton. Unfortunately for fans, an attorney piped up that, without getting a proper license, the fight …

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Posted 5 years ago in Criminal Law by Aaron Kase  
Youth Hockey Hit: Part of the Game or Criminal Assault?

A vicious check in a youth hockey game in Massachusetts had the family of an injured player pushing for a criminal trial, although ultimately prosecutors decided not to press charges against the teen who delivered the hit.  High school student concussed in a legal collision during a game  Players consent to violence in sports that would be otherwise be criminal assault  On rare occasions attacks in professional hockey games warrant prosecution   Assault and Battery? Tucker Hannon was a star …

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