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  1. Seven retired NFL players raise objection to concussion settlemen...

    Lester Munson

    Seven retired players who played a total of 66 seasons in the NFL attacked the proposed settlement of concussion litigation on Wednesday, asserting that the deal "comes nowhere near being fair, adequate and reasonable."

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2014
  2. Sudden willingness to consider sale of LA Clippers could be tacti...

    Lester Munson

    Donald Sterling's sudden willingness to consider a sale of the Los Angeles Clippers by his wife, Shelly, could be a tactic to delay the end of their ownership, Lester Munson writes.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2014
  3. Munson: Challenge for Donald Sterling

    Lester Munson

    NBA bylaws are clear that L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling must accept commissioner Adam Silver's ruling, OTL's Lester Munson writes.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2014
  4. Northwestern coach campaigning against union effort OK, to a poin...

    Lester Munson

    Northwestern University's football coach is urging his players to vote "no" on April 25, when they are asked whether they wish to form a labor union. The coach's actions, together with electioneering by others, raise questions about rules and the law...

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2014
  5. Judge's ruling a setback for attorneys in NFL $765 million settle...

    Lester Munson

    A federal judge in Philadelphia has rejected a proposed settlement of more than 4,500 NFL concussion lawsuits. Her decision raises legal questions about the settlement, its terms and its future: Q: The attorneys for the players and the attorneys for ...

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2014
  6. A-Rod faces difficult road in getting MLB suspension overturned i...

    Lester Munson

    Arbitrator Frederic Horowitz has ruled that Alex Rodriguez will be suspended for the 2014 season and postseason, and as expected, Rodriguez says he will challenge the ruling in federal court. The arbitrator's decision and Rodriguez's threat raise leg...

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2014
  7. Questions and answers about judge's decision to send NFL concussi...

    Lester Munson

    The latest ruling in the lawsuit against the NFL raises questions about the players' claims, the league's response to their claims and the future of the litigation.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2013
  8. Case details aired in arraignment against former New England Patr...

    Lester Munson

    The first-degree murder charge against former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez means the prosecution thinks the killing of Odin Lloyd was planned and deliberate, Lester Munson writes.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2013
  9. Manti Te'o girlfriend hoax - A lawsuit could arise from the case,...

    Lester Munson

    Whether Manti Te'o was a victim of a hoax or one of its participants, the bizarre scenario involving a nonexistent girlfriend raises the possibility of legal repercussions. Some legal questions surrounding the case and their answers: Q: Is anyone i...

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2013
  10. Rogers Clemens attorney Rusty Hardin scores big with withering at...

    Lester Munson

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Most trial lawyers would be happy when a cross-examination raises the possibility that an adverse witness is guilty of a lie or two. In nearly seven hours of interrogation of former Roger Clemens trainer Brian McNamee on Thur...

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2012
  11. Ryan Braun ruling raises embarrassing questions about MLB drug te...

    Lester Munson

    The issues in the Ryan Braun ruling are embarrassing for MLB. A Q&A analysis of how it happened.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2012
  12. Light sentence for Barry Bonds raises questions about government'...

    Lester Munson

    The light sentence in the Barry Bonds case raises questions about the value of the government investigation, the work of the prosecutors and the effect of the outcome on Bonds' legacy.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2011
  13. The NFL lockout can legally continue after a decision in the U.S....

    Lester Munson

    Score a legal victory for the owners in the NFL lockout, thanks to a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit on Friday. But the timing and rationale of the ruling are questionable.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2011
  14. Plaxico Burress parole Q&A

    Lester Munson

    Lester Munson provides questions and answers about Plaxico Burress' parole and its impact on his efforts to return to the NFL.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2011
  15. A legal analysis of Monday's ruling that will keep the NFL lockou...

    Lester Munson

    In a football game, we'd call Monday's appeals court ruling a momentum shifter. For the first time in a while, the NFL owners have the wind at their backs. Here's a legal look at why.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2011
  16. NFL owners absorbed a major loss when a judge in Minnesota grante...

    Lester Munson

    It ain't over 'til it's over, and the NFL owners are hardly ready to admit defeat. But Monday's ruling in Minnesota just might be the death knell for the lockout.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2011