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National Sports Law Institute Invites Attorneys and Others in the Industry to Annual Fall Conference on October 18 at Marquette

The National Sports Law Institute (NSLI) will host its annual fall conference, entitled “Thirty Years of Sports Law” at Marquette University Law School on October 18. The conference will begin at 9 am and adjourn at approximately 5:30 pm, followed by a reception.  The conference will provide an overview of the development of the law…
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10 Years and Running – Sports Litigation Alert Is Being Used More Than Ever in Sports Law Classroom

With the fall semester, Sports Litigation Alert celebrates its tenth year of being a staple in the Sports Law classroom, where professors and instructors use it as a replacement for expensive textbooks, or at least a supplement for the textbook, which is frequently dated by the time it is published. For background purposes, the Alert…
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HHPR Faculty Member Josh Lens Publishes Two Sport Law Articles in Top Journals

Josh Lens, a clinical assistant professor of recreation and sport management in the Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation at the University of Arkansas, wrote an article recently about the ramifications of agents who represent college coaches and recruit student-athletes from the coaches’ programs. The Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal published the article…
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Squires Carves Out a Niche as an Expert in the Sports Facility and Event Management Industry

Thirty-two years ago, Bill Squires began a career in the sports facility and event management industry that would allow him, today, to realize his dream as a highly respected professor at Columbia University School of Professional Studies and founder of a consulting business, as well as an examining and testifying expert. In the decades since…
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Team Executives Discuss NBA Front Office Practices

(Editor’s Note: The following was written by Drew Berube, a rising third-year law student at the University of Miami School of Law. The full article appears in Professional Sports and the Law.) On April 4, 2019, the annual University of Miami School of Law, Global Entertainment and Sports Law + Industry Conference, hosted a panel…
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Early Bird Discount about to End for Sports Lawyers Association Conference in Phoenix May 16-18

The early bird discount for the Annual Conference for the Sports Lawyers Association (https://www.sportslaw.org/), set for May 16-18 at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge in Phoenix, is about to expire. If you haven’t already registered, go here to sign up: https://www.sportslaw.org/conferences/2019conf/registration/index.cfm The conference, which is consistently the must-attend gathering of sports lawyers each year, is…
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SRLA Honors Sports Law Professors at Annual Conference

The Sports and Recreation Law Association (SRLA) held a successful annual conference last month in Philadelphia before more than a hundred members. As its tradition, SRLA made several award presentations, the most prominent of which where the Betty van der Smissen Leadership Award to Professor John Grady of the University of South Carolina and the…
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Cleveland-Marshall College of Law’s 9th Annual Entertainment and Sports Law Symposium Scheduled for Friday, April 12, 2019

On April 12, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law’s Entertainment and Sports Law Association will host its 9th Annual Entertainment and Sports Law Symposium. Every year, C-M Law’s ESLA hosts a Spring Symposium in which attorneys and professionals from around the country discuss emerging legal topics and developments in the entertainment and sports law industry. In its 9th…
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Sports Law Professor John Grady Receives Promotion as well as SRLA’s Highest Award

Its been a great 2019 already for University of South Carolina Professor John Grady. First, the sports law instructor was promoted from associate professor to professor. Then, more recently, he received highest honor one can receive as a member of the Sports and Recreation Law Association (SRLA) at the organization’s annual conference in Philadelphia. Grady…
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2019 Harvard Sports Law Symposium Scheduled for Monday, April 1, 2019

On April 1, the Harvard Committee on Sports & Entertainment Law and the Harvard Journal of Sports & Entertainment Law are hosting the 2019 Harvard Sports Law Symposium. An annual event, the Symposium is intended to bring together sports industry—focused practitioners, academics, and students for meaningful discussions on the most pressing business and legal issues in the…
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