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New York State recently extended the protections afforded to child performers under New York's labor laws to child models. Backed by the efforts of the not-for-profit organization the Model Alliance, State Senators Jeffrey Klein and Diane Savino, and Assemblyman Steven Otis, introduced the legislation, which passed the State Senate and Assembly unanimously on June 12, 2013.

A federal judge for the North Carolina District Court has refused to dismiss a suit brought by professional football player Rashard Mendenhall, who filed a breach of contract claim against Hanesbrands, Inc. Rashard Mendenhall v. Hanesbrands, Inc., No. 1:11CV570 (M.D.N.C., filed April 12, 2012).

A class-action lawsuit filed by a football fan angered over one team's documented cheating has been dismissed on the basis that the fans did not suffer any loss by watching an NFL game that was not played according to the rules.

A lawsuit involving fantasy baseball is pending in the Eastern District of Missouri that could effect the way millions of baseball fans are able to enjoy the sport.

The recording industry, in its never-ending quest to halt technological advances that enable the transfer or copy of music, filed suit last week against XM Satellite Radio over a new device that allows listeners to store digital copies of their favorite songs in their XM radio players.


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