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Private, Automated and Apparently Unfair – The “Law” of the Amazon Marketplace and the Work of Non-Lawyer Advocates

Posted in Antitrust, Comparative Law, Due Process, Litigation Industry

Weekend reading led to an interesting, long form story on the private, automated and apparently  arbitrary and capricious world of  “law” in the Amazon marketplace; see this December 19, 2018 article in the Verge. If one assumes the article is accurate, it seems Amazon is yet another company that disregards existing law (e.g. Uber, Lyft)… Continue Reading

Memoirs of Former NCAA Commissioner Became Evidence for the Player Image Antitrust Suit Against NCAA

Posted in Antitrust, Litigation Industry

As any asbestos lawyer knows, the  writings of former executives often provide material evidence for litigation. It turns out the same is true for the antitrust suit against the NCAA regarding payment for use of player images.  The information is set out in an August  21, 2014 article in Bloomberg by Paul Barrett.  According to the… Continue Reading

Ken Feinberg Provided a Catalyst for the Player Image Antitrust Suit Against NCAA

Posted in Antitrust, Litigation Industry

Ken Feinberg draws lots of attention for his settlement broker role in mass tort situations. However, there is more – according to an August  21, 2014 article in Bloomberg by Paul Barrett.  Ken was an indirect catalyst for change at the NCAA. More specifically, the article explains that Ken arranged for a meeting between a… Continue Reading