Swinging Your Sword Against Sovereign Immunity and High-Sea Thievery: How Texas Tech Invoked Sovereign Immunity to Avoid Paying Mike Leach Millions of Dollars

In this article, Grant Williams discusses sovereign immunity in the state of Texas and Texas Tech’s use of sovereignty immunity to avoid being sued by their former head coach, Mike Leach. Williams postulates that Texas must reconfigure their sovereign immunity laws in regard to breach of contract suits and calls on Texas Tech to make good on their contractual agreement with Mike Leach.

Autoerotic Asphyxiation and Accidental Death Insurance

Photo by Helloquence on Unsplash Zachery Hullinger, Associate Member, University of Cincinnati Law Review I. Introduction Life insurance policies provide some measure of solace and stability to grieving families, but the collection on these policies is not always assured. Accidental death insurance sometimes contains an exception for “intentionally self-inflicted injuries.”[1] Federal circuit courts have recently split on the applicability of... Continue Reading →

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