Irv’s Blog

January 20, 2023

State Supreme Court Brings ‘Muchnick v. UC Regents’ to an End. It’s a Fitting Capper to Wide Official Cover-Up in the Ted Agu Football Conditioning Death at Cal.

by Irvin Muchnick   Earlier this week the California Supreme Court, without comment, denied my side’s petition for review of the designation of the prevailing party […]
January 14, 2023

‘Football’s problem isn’t the rules, the equipment or the medical care: This sport kills’ … today at Salon

Damar Hamlin’s near-death experience should teach us a lesson, but we haven’t learned it yet: This game is deadly.   https://www.salon.com/2023/01/14/footballs-problem-isnt-the-rules-the-equipment-or-the-care-this-sport/
January 11, 2023

‘Football-industrial complex makes a rapid recovery: From horror to guilt to inspiration’ … today at Salon

https://www.salon.com/2023/01/11/football-industrial-complex-makes-a-rapid-recovery-from-horror-to-guilt-to-inspiration/  
January 5, 2023

My Salon Piece on Damar Hamlin and Football’s Future

Damar Hamlin’s dreadful collapse: Just another reason to defund football The NFL star’s televised cardiac arrest shocked the nation. It’s one of many severe health risks […]
December 12, 2022

California Supreme Court Is Asked to Review ‘Muchnick v. UC Regents’ – Public Records Act Case Exposing the Cover-Up of the Circumstances of Cal Football Player Ted Agu’s 2014 Conditioning Drill Death

ECW Press has announced the publication next year of Without Helmets or Shoulder Pads: The American Way of Death in Youth Football Conditioning. Three chapters of […]
November 28, 2022

‘Cal Football Death Cover-Up Case Shows How State Public Records Act Needs Fixing’ — today at Beyond Chron

The California Public Records Act (CRPA) is designed to maximize the transparency and accountability of the government and public agencies. But in practice, the statute governing […]
November 21, 2022

Attorney Misconduct Complaint Against University of California Senior Counsel Is Now Officially ‘State Bar Case No. 22-0-14952 Michael Robert Goldstein’

ECW Press has announced the publication next year of Without Helmets or Shoulder Pads: The American Way of Death in Youth Football Conditioning. Three chapters of […]
November 19, 2022

‘Personal foul: University of California wins a round (against me) in football death cover-up’ … today at Salon

ECW Press has announced the publication next year of Without Helmets or Shoulder Pads: The American Way of Death in Youth Football Conditioning. Three chapters of […]
November 18, 2022

Full Text of the Attorney Misconduct Complaint Against University of California Senior Counsel Michael R. Goldstein, State Bar No. 129848

ECW Press has announced the publication next year of Without Helmets or Shoulder Pads: The American Way of Death in Youth Football Conditioning. Three chapters of […]
November 17, 2022

Dear University of California President Michael V. Drake: What Do You Say to Our Allegation That Your Senior Counsel Michael R. Goldstein Violated the State Bar Attorney Misconduct Code by Lying to Courts During the Public Records Act Litigation Over the Ted Agu Football Death Cover-Up?

ECW Press has announced the publication next year of Without Helmets or Shoulder Pads: The American Way of Death in Youth Football Conditioning. Three chapters of […]
November 16, 2022

Muchnick Files Bar Association Attorney Misconduct Complaint Against University of California Senior Counsel, Who Lied Repeatedly to Courts in Public Records Act Case Over Withheld Documents in Ted Agu Football Death Cover-Up

ECW Press has announced the publication next year of Without Helmets or Shoulder Pads: The American Way of Death in Youth Football Conditioning. Three chapters of […]
November 10, 2022

In the Public Records Act Case About the Ted Agu Football Death Cover-Up, the University of California Didn’t Even Stop Short of Outright Lying in Order to Get Its Way at the Court of Appeal

ECW Press has announced the publication next year of Without Helmets or Shoulder Pads: The American Way of Death in Youth Football Conditioning. Three chapters of […]
November 9, 2022

California Court of Appeal Is Setting a Harmful Precedent For Designating the ‘Prevailing Party’ in Public Records Act Cases Resulting in New Documents Exposing Public Agency Malfeasance

ECW Press has announced the publication next year of Without Helmets or Shoulder Pads: The American Way of Death in Youth Football Conditioning. Three chapters of […]
November 8, 2022

$125,000 Was a Small Price For Cal-Berkeley’s Already Successful Ted Agu Football Death Cover-Up. Fighting Even That Is Designed to Intimidate Anyone Daring to Use the Public Records Act to Investigate Cover-Ups.

ECW Press has announced the publication next year of Without Helmets or Shoulder Pads: The American Way of Death in Youth Football Conditioning. Three chapters of […]
November 7, 2022

In Reversal, Appellate Court Rules UC ‘Prevailing Party’ in Public Records Case – Changing Nothing About Our Daylighting of Massive New Info in Cal’s Ted Agu Football Death Cover-Up

ECW Press has announced the publication next year of Without Helmets or Shoulder Pads: The American Way of Death in Youth Football Conditioning. Three chapters of […]
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