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May 4, 2018

From the Archives: Complete Pre-History of the Finally Settled ‘Freelance’ Copyright Class Action — a.k.a., ‘In re Literary Works in Electronic Databases Copyright Litigation’

by Irvin Muchnick   As noted earlier this week, the settlement in the “Freelance” class action copyright case, 18 years in the making — also 13 […]
May 5, 2018

Speed Skating Canada, Like US Speedskating Before It, Parts Ways With Michael Crowe, But Doesn’t Clarify Misconduct Allegations

by Irvin Muchnick   Speed Skating Canada recently terminated for good its head coach, Michael Crowe. The sport body had suspended Crowe virtually on the eve […]
May 6, 2018

‘Years later, questions remain regarding football player Ted Agu’s death’ (full text from the Daily Cal)

This article was originally published May 4 at http://www.dailycal.org/2018/05/03/years-later-questions-remain-regarding-football-player-ted-agus-death/.   by Irvin Muchnick   On March 20, 2014 — six weeks after Cal football player Ted […]
May 8, 2018

‘Taekwondo Sexual Abuse Takes Olympic Sports Bodies Into Human Trafficking and Class Action’ — Today at Beyond Chron

The latest explosive sexual abuse story in Olympic sports — a Colorado lawsuit against the U.S. Olympic Committee, USA Taekwondo, and brothers Steven Lopez (a champion […]
May 9, 2018

Suppose They Had a Class Action Against USA Swimming — And the Class Was the Hundreds of Thousands of Members Against Whom Fraud Got Perpetrated With Use of Their Dues to Fund the ‘Safe Sport’ Program?

by Irvin Muchnick   Yesterday the San Francisco news site Beyond Chron published my article about the far-reaching implications of a new lawsuit against the U.S. […]
May 10, 2018

Former FDA Official Daniel Fabricant, Now an Industry Lobbyist, Huffs and Puffs at Anthony Roberts Article Exposing His Shocking Misconduct

by Irvin Muchnick   My friend and fellow investigative journalist Anthony Roberts has published a powerful article, based solely on public records, exploring workplace abuses, discrimination, […]
May 13, 2018

Sarah Ehekircher, Who Just Got Scott MacFarland Booted From Swimming 30+ Years After He Groomed and Abused Her, Is Talking With Congressional Investigators About the Bigger Picture

by Irvin Muchnick   Sarah Ehekircher, whose story of her grooming and abuse by Scott MacFarland, her teen swimming coach in Colorado, was championed by Concussion […]
May 15, 2018

‘Taekwondo Sexual Abuse Takes Olympic Sports Bodies into Human Trafficking and Class Action’ (full text from Beyond Chron)

This article was originally published May 8 at http://www.beyondchron.org/taekwondo-sexual-abuse-takes-olympic-sports-bodies-human-trafficking-class-action/   by Irvin Muchnick   The latest explosive sexual abuse story in Olympic sports — a Colorado […]
May 18, 2018

Our California Public Records Act Lawsuit For More Ted Agu Football Death Papers Focuses on 100-Plus Pages of Campus Police Reports That Were Concealed From Sheriff and Coroner

by Irvin Muchnick   In discussion of University of California-Berkeley campus police reports in connection with the 2014 death of football player Ted Agu — documents […]