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The Tweet Smell of Success: Social Media Clauses in Sports & Entertainment Contracts

Once upon a time, if you mentioned the topics of "social media" and "contract clauses" in the same sentence to entertainment industry big shots, they would associate it with a way to limit entertainers from discussing their projects on social networking platforms. But fast forward a few years to 2013, and now studios, agents, and talent in the entertainment and sports realms regularly sit down to negotiate how much social media activity the actor or athlete will be required to engage in. What accounts for the change in attitude?… Continue Reading

Tips for Transitioning into the Practice of Law

Arturo Errisuriz, Assistant Dean for Career Services at Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, shares tips for students transitioning in to the practice of law. 1.    Find a mentor, either within your firm or in the legal community;  your mentor should be someone with professional experience who is       willing to share it. 2.    Join … Continue Reading