News: C&J Lawsuit Over Skateboarding's Bid to be Added to 2020 Tokyo Olympics Garnering Much Attention
// Aug 1, 2016
A recent lawsuit filed by C&J attorneys Karra J. Porter, Phillip E. Lowry, and Tyler V. Snow, in conjunction with a California law firm, on behalf of the World Skateboarding Federation ("WSF") is creating a host of national/international media coverage on the eve of a decision of whether to add skateboarding to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The suit, filed in California state court, alleges that the WSF has "been sidelined by the International Skateboarding Federation ("ISF") and International Olympic Committee ("IOC"), despite investing money and resources into preparations" for the 2020 bid. The suit also alleges that "the ISF [does] not meet current IOC doping standards," as well as alleging "an 'improper relationship' between [Gary] Ream [president of the ISF] and Christophe Dubi, the IOC's Executive Director of the Olympic Games." Read more about C&J's lawsuit on behalf of WSF here and here.
Nate Alder champions design innovation to help basic consumers get through the legal system
// Jul 6, 2017
As Governing Council for the ABA's Center for Innovation, Nathan Alder comments that BYU's LawX's program, combining a high-tech approach with the goal of building fairness in the law was both timely and noble.
Rebecca Hill & Bryson Brown win summary judgment motion in insurance coverage case
// Jun 23, 2017
Rebecca Hill and Bryson Brown recently won summary judgment in United States District Court on behalf of an insurance company which was relieved of any duty to defend an insured for intentional and/or criminal acts.
After Experience with the Tribune, Karra Porter offers antitrust insight on the Chicago Sun Times purchase
// Jun 23, 2017
Karra Porter was interviewed today by Global Competition Review in Washington, D.C., about the antitrust implications of competing bids to buy the Chicago Sun Times. Karra was lead counsel in the antitrust lawsuit that facilitated last year’s purchase of the Salt Lake Tribune by local owners.