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Arbitrator rules that Saints' Jimmy Graham is a tight end

...7 million for tight ends and $12.3 million for receivers.Burbank, who is also a University of Pennsylvania law professor, found that Graham could fulfill the standard duties of a tight end when he was lined up in the slot or within 4 yards...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-07-02/arbitrator-rules-saints-jimmy
Georgia lawsuit that exposed safety problems now threatens GM's strategy to compensate victims

...they're settled. But the document with DeGiorgio's signature could help the Meltons' cause, said Peter Henning, a law professor at Wayne State University in Detroit.If the family wins, other settled cases could be reopened and could go to trial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-01/georgia-lawsuit-exposed-sa
Georgia seeks to lead drone industry

...introduced in Georgia this year."You can't just assume that everybody is enthusiastic," said Morgan Cloud, a law professor at Emory University. "Many people are terrified."The uncertainty about the eventual federal regulations, new...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-20/georgia-seeks-lead-drone-i
Donald Sterling's wife Shelly reviewing five bids for Clippers

...a sale that gave her absolutely no retained ownership interest in order to satisfy the league," said Lazaroff, a law professor at the school. "If she did that, I don't think the league would stand in her way. If she wants to retain any...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-05-28/donald-sterlings-wife-shelly-
General Motors begins talks to settle ignition switch lawsuits

...diabetes medicine linked to cancer.The $9 billion is likely to end up much smaller on appeal, said Carl Tobias, a law professor at the University of Richmond in Virginia. "It's a fair comparison, but I don't think if we got to punitive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-02/general-motors-begins-talk
NBA owners to discuss steps in removal of Donald Sterling

...whether it will ultimately hold up in a courtroom."We are in uncharted territory here," said Gabe Feld man, a law professor and director of the Tulane Sports Law Program.Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, who later issued a statement in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-04-30/nba-owners-discuss-steps-remo
GM ousts 15 employees over ignition-switch scandal

...lawyer Kenneth Feinberg, the compensation expert hired by GM to settle some of the many lawsuits, said Carl Tobias, a law professor and product liability specialist at the University of Richmond in Virginia.But plaintiffs' lawyers already know...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-05/gm-ousts-15-employees-over
Auto parts price-fixing probe rattles industry

...the tendency to collapse under their own weight as they keep growing, said Daniel Crane, a University of Michigan law professor.But the collusion in these cases, which in some instances lasted more than a decade, was "deftly done," said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-25/auto-parts-price-fixing-pr
GM is fined a record $35 million for not disclosing deadly ignition defect

...the company has hired lawyer and compensation expert Kenneth Feinberg to negotiate settlements.Carl Tobias, a law professor at the University of Richmond, said the government's action Friday "makes GM's exposure to liability greater...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-16/gm-fined-record-35-million
Smartphone giants Apple, Samsung head for court again amid patent infringement claims

...are written in ways that cover more ground than what Apple or any other tech firm actually invented," Notre Dame law professor Mark McKenna said. "Overly broad patents allow companies to block competition."The latest Apple-Samsung case...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-30/smartphone-giants-apple-sa