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Burger King Completes Tax Inversion Transaction

Burger King Completes Tax Inversion Transaction

By Staff Writer, James Bass, Burger King got it their way. The American fast-food giant announced August 26,2014 that it had acquired Canadian coffee and donut house, Tim Hortons, for $11 billion...

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Another Failed Attempt to Cash In on Avatar’s Success


Another Failed Attempt to Cash In on Avatar’s Success


By Managing Editor, Tiffany Haimof: William Roger Dean, a long-time artist best known for his artwork featuring fantastical elements, is the fourth person to unsuccessfully claim that Avatar writer and creator, James Cameron, ripped off his work. Dean also went after Twentieth Century Fox and Lightstorm Entertainment in this lawsuit because well, why not go after those deep pockets that created the highest-grossing film of all time?...

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Law Commentator’s Report on the 1st Annual U.S. China Film and TV Industry Expo

Law Commentator’s Report on the 1st Annual U.S. China Film and TV Industry Expo

By Tiffany Haimof, This past Monday, I attended the first-ever U.S. China Film & TV Industry (UCFTI) Expo. The inaugural event was held at the Los Angeles Convention Center over the course of two days...

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Is America Ready for Drones?

Is America Ready for Drones?

“Drones”—a seemingly ubiquitous term used by the public to describe Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) or a pilotless aircraft controlled via remote control. Today, these flying robots have begun to occupy American airspace at an unprecedented rate. However, there is a problem: they are illegal to fly...

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Fantasy Football and the Law: Is Your League Legal?

Fantasy Football and the Law: Is Your League Legal?

The National Football League kicks off the 2014 season today. With the return of the sport comes the return of the game: fantasy football.

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Celebrity Nude Photographs: Is Hacking Into a Celebrity’s Computer or Phone For Nude Photographs a Crime?

Celebrity Nude Photographs: Is Hacking Into a Celebrity’s Computer or Phone For Nude Photographs a Crime?

Former Criminal and Civil Law Editor and recent graduate, Anna Aran, covers the legal issues with the recent celebrity nude photo hack...

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The Law Commentator’s Recap of the LGBT Bar’s 26th Annual Lavender Law Conference

The Law Commentator’s Recap of the LGBT Bar’s 26th Annual Lavender Law Conference

Last weekend, I was in New York for the National LGBT Bar Association’s 26th Annual Lavender Law Conference...

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Welcome Back from the Southwestern Law School 2014-2015 SBA!

Welcome Back from the Southwestern Law School 2014-2015 SBA!

On behalf of the Student Bar Association, we want to welcome you! Congratulations to all the 1Ls who just joined our wonderful community and welcome back to returning students!

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Luke 1L: Welcome to Orientation

Luke 1L: Welcome to Orientation

A professor welcomes Luke at orientation...

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Did You Forget Something?

Did You Forget Something?

Every day, more than many would like to admit, someone, somewhere, forgets about something...

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The 3D Revolution: Printing Human Organs

The 3D Revolution: Printing Human Organs

By Contributing Writer, Jessica Dallalzadeh: 3D printing allows us to merge the physical world with the digital world, and this will change the frontier of modern medicine as we know it.

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How To: Not Do Anything!

How To: Not Do Anything!

This may seem like a silly topic to address, but chances are, as a law student, you spend most of your time doing something school-related...

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Where Did Social Welfare Go Awry? A Look Inside the Welfare System

Where Did Social Welfare Go Awry? A Look Inside the Welfare System

A couple that allegedly collected over $165,000 from public assistance within seven years, were found to be living on a $1.2 million yacht and depositing $2.6 million in bank accounts. After hearing this egregious case of welfare fraud, I query whether our government has the prophylactic wherewithal to regulate our welfare system...

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A Conversation With Arn Tellem

A Conversation With Arn Tellem

The fourth and final segment of this year’s Donald E. Biederman Entertainment and Media Law Institute’s “A Conversation With…” series was with the legendary super agent Arn Tellem.

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The Law Commentator’s Report on the 40th Annual Sports Lawyers Association Conference

The Law Commentator’s Report on the 40th Annual Sports Lawyers Association Conference

For three days each year sports lawyers of all kinds from around the country (and even from other countries!) meet and hold an annual conference to discuss the recent legal developments in Sports.

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