“The Stock Tip” – Insider Trading

(This post was done in conjunction with our appearance on "But I Don't Want to be a Secondary Character," a podcast dedicated to discussing the secondary characters of Seinfeld. Download the podcast and subscribe! Plus follow our friends from BIDWBASC on Twitter and Instagram.) After George receives some information from his friend Simons about a … Continue reading “The Stock Tip” – Insider Trading

“The Hamptons” – NY Kosher Laws

After Rachel inadvertently sees George's shrinkage, George gets his revenge on her by tricking Rachel into eating non-Kosher food - lobster - in the omelette he makes her for breakfast. Can George be in legal trouble for tricking Rachel into eating non kosher food? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VbJSg4AlV78 New York's first Kosher law was struck down in 2002 … Continue reading “The Hamptons” – NY Kosher Laws

“The Outing” – First Amendment/Defamation

After Sharon, an NYU journalism student, "outs" Jerry by saying that he and George are a couple, the bickering long time companions desperately try to demonstrate otherwise. Once the article is published, could Jerry sue the newspaper and the writer for defamation? To begin with, truth is the ultimate defense against a claim of defamation. … Continue reading “The Outing” – First Amendment/Defamation

“The Diplomat’s Club” – Removed From a Plane

After Jerry’s agent has a dispute with an airplane pilot after a comedy show, Jerry is removed from the flight. Can an airline remove a passenger for simply being annoying to the pilot? When a person purchases a plane ticket, the passenger and airline enter into an agreement called the “contract of carriage.” In the … Continue reading “The Diplomat’s Club” – Removed From a Plane