Law & Policy: Contract Law
Apparel Company Busted for Co-Opting University Colors
by John T. Wolohan March 2009
An apparel company gets smacked by the courts for its co-opting of university hues.
Defective Track and Unwanted Repairs Give School Lesson In Contract Law
by John T. Wolohan October 2008
A defective track and repeated unsuccessful repairs give a school district an unwanted lesson in contract law.
City Cries Foul After Teenagers Builds Park On Town Land
by Nicholas Brown September 2008
City officials cry foul after a group of teenagers built a Wiffle ball park on town land.
Debate Continues Over Whether Refs and Umps Are Employees or Contractors
by Michael Popke August 2008
The debate over whether referees and umpires should be treated as independent contractors or employees dates back decades, with no resolution in sight.
Assistant High School Girls' Coach Unfairly Overlooked, Court Says
by John T. Wolohan June 2008
An assistant high school girls' basketball coach should not have been overlooked for the varsity job, an arbitrator rules.
Evaluating Your Liability Waiver
by Doyice J. Cotten May 2008
Can a good waiver actually save you money? Use these waiver evaluation questions to determine how well your waiver will hold up in a lawsuit - which can get quite costly!
Softball Coach's Equal Pay Lawsuit Still Alive
by John T. Wolohan and Laura Bowman May 2008
Although she was fired legitimately, a softball coach's Equal Pay Act lawsuit is still alive.
Are Your Waivers Crystal Clear?
by David L. Herbert February 2008
Thanks to ambiguous language, a facility's release did not bar a lawsuit in a recent California case.
Emotionally Charged Contract Negotiations Threaten Lacrosse Season
by Nicholas Brown November 2007
Emotionally charged contract negotiations threaten the National Lacrosse League 2008 season.
Recreational Facilities' Purpose Can Undermine the Validity of Some Waivers
by John T. Wolohan September 2007
How courts view recreational facilities' purpose can undermine the validity of some waivers.