Owner Dan Snyder has hired a District of Columbia law firm to review the Washington NFL team’s culture, policies and allegations of workplace misconduct.
Prosecutors have decided not to pursue a domestic violence charge against Washington Redskins linebacker Reuben Foster, though the NFL continues to review the matter.
Three politicians in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia are teaming up across partisan lines, seeking to prevent their governments from waging a bidding war with public money to build a new stadium for the Washington Redskins. The liberal Democrat in Maryland, conservative Republican in Virginia and left-leaning independent District of Columbia Council member […]
The Supreme Court of the United States Monday affirmed the Federal Circuit’s decision holding unconstitutional the Lanham Act’s bar on registering trademarks that disparage or bring into contempt or disrepute “any persons living or dead,” including groups, beliefs, and national symbols, if identifiable. In this case, the United States Patent and Trademark Office refused […]
EUGENE, Ore — The government doesn’t know what to make of the Slants, the all Asian-American, Chinatown dance-rock band at the center of this term’s most vexing Supreme Court free-speech case. One branch of the federal government has for years fought the band’s effort to register a trademark for its cheeky name. In a case going […]
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has rejected a long-shot appeal from the Washington Redskins challenging a law that bars offensive trademarks. But the justices could still resolve the same issue in another case the court took up last week. The court on Monday turned away an unusual request to hear the team’s case even before […]
RICHMOND, Va. — The Washington Redskins are defending their federal trademark registration by listing many companies with offensive names that the government has approved. Among the registered names cited by the NFL team are Take Yo Panties Off and Dago Swagg clothing, Midget Man condoms and inflatable sex dolls and Baked By A Negro bakery […]
A federal government decision to cancel the Washington Redskins' trademark because it may be disparaging infringes on free-speech rights and unfairly singles the team out, lawyers argued in court papers filed Monday.
In an episode of the crazy animated show “South Park” that aired last week, animated versions of Bill Cosby, Taylor Swift and a hologram of Kurt Cobain were featured in a show titled “The Washington Redskins Go F--- Yourselves Holiday Special.”
The National Football League’s Washington Redskins can sue a group of American Indians for seeking to block trademark protection for its name, which has been criticized as offensive.
A U.S. senator threatened the NFL with legislation over Washington’s nickname, a letter was dispatched to the other 31 team owners, and the issue was linked to the league’s others recent troubles Tuesday as the anti-”Redskins” movement took its cause to Capitol Hill.
The Washington Post says it will stop calling Washington's football team the "Redskins" on its editorial page.