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Cable Television's New Legal Universe: Early Judicial Response To The Cable Act, Michael I. Meyerson Jan 1987

Cable Television's New Legal Universe: Early Judicial Response To The Cable Act, Michael I. Meyerson

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On October 29, 1984, a new era began in the relationship between law and cable television. On that day, the first major law regulation cable television, the Cable Communications Policy Act of 1984,was signed into law.

Early judicial attempts to interpret the Cable Act revealed the difficulties judges had with understanding the new legal regimen. A common thread running through these varied cases, if any, was the courts' apparent lack of appreciation of the Act's complexity. Many, though not all, decisions appear to misread congressional language and misinterpret congressional intent. The first part of this Article will discuss ...


Not At The Behest Of Nonlabor Groups: A Revised Prognosis For A Maturing Sports Industry, Phillip J. Closius Mar 1983

Not At The Behest Of Nonlabor Groups: A Revised Prognosis For A Maturing Sports Industry, Phillip J. Closius

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For most of its history, professional athletics was governed by the unilateral decisions of team owners acting in a league format. In the last twelve years, however, a variety of sporting groups, through access to the judicial system and a changed perception of the legal status of sports, have forced the owners to share the power and wealth derived from the games. Players, unions, agents and rival leagues all now participate, in some form, in the decisions which will shape the future of sports. In the course of this growth, the sports industry has matured into a national business possessed ...