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Q: HS Basketball coach made my son switch his shorts with another players shorts that had blood on it during a game.

Is that legal, exposing him to someone else's blood like that?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Apr 29, 2018

Not prudent but not criminal unless the blood was infected, the Coach knewcor should have know it was infected, and intended harm to your son.

1 Answer | Asked in Entertainment / Sports and Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: Can I be prosecuted if I am a fan refusing to leave a high school sports game (soccer), and the referee asks me to?

I witnessed this happen last fall at a regional tournament, although the guy the ref kicked out was not being offensive to the ref or threatening him. He never cussed him out or anything like that either. He just happened to be the loudest one there. Though this situation has never happened to me... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Apr 18, 2018

The ref does not have the authority to eject or remove anyone from the game or stadium and you do not have to leave. However, if school officials ask you to leave the game, you should leave becacuase if you remain you could be arrested and charged with Criminal Trespass.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Entertainment / Sports and Internet Law for Kentucky on
Q: Is it legal to sell vintage (1960's) pulp/sleaze/erotica paperbacks & trading cards online from Kentucky?

My boyfriend's friend gave him a box of vintage sleaze/erotica paperbacks and trading cards. My bf wants to sell on Amazon & Ebay, which is okay, according to their policies. Is it legal to sell them from Kentucky?

Benton R Patterson III
Benton R Patterson III answered on Sep 27, 2017

This is most likely alright. If you legally acquired the paperbacks and trading cards, you are free to resell them. The first sale doctrine allows people to resell what the purchase without restriction from the copyright or trademark owner. Although, if they are adult materials, you cannot sell... Read more »

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