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Ammon, Tyrrell, Brown and Other Attorneys Write Articles for the Latest Sports Litigation Alert

In keeping with its tradition of featuring original content from some of the leading legal experts in the sports industry, the latest sports litigation alert is rich with fresh perspective from thought leaders. Dr. Robert Ammon, Associate Professor and Chair of the Kinesiology and Sport Management Division at the University of South Dakota, writes about…
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Ole Miss Sports Law Professor to Lead AALS Section on Law and Sports

University of Mississippi School of Law Associate Professor Will Berry has been elected chair of the Section on Law and Sports within the Association of American Law Schools (AALS). Berry has been a member of the executive committee of the Section for three years. He said he is excited about the opportunity to lead law…
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Sports Litigation Alert Delivers Expert Commentary involving the Sports Law Industry in the Latest Issue

The latest issue of Sports Litigation Alert features case summaries and articles from every corner of the sports law industry, from amateur to professional, reinforcing its reputation as the nation’s leading sports law periodical. The Alert publishes 24 times a year and provides subscriber with access to a searchable archive of close to 3,000 sports…
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Southwestern Law School Blog Spotlights Sports Law Professor Jeff Birren

By Matthew J. Downen ’20 Entertainment Beat Professor Birren‘s expertise was highlighted in two recently published articles in Sports Litigation Alert, a subscription-based sports law news outlet. Professor Birren’s sports law journey began in 1980 when he was hired in an entry-level front office position by the Oakland Raiders.  In 1981, he worked on a…
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SRLA Announces Headliner for Its Annual Conference in Philadelphia

The Sports and Recreation Law Association (SRLA) has announced the keynote speaker for its upcoming annual conference to be held in Philadelphia February 27 to March 2. Headlining the conference, which is the largest gathering of sports law professors in the world, will be Andrew Brandt, a nationally-recognized and highly accomplished sports executive. Brandt is…
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Sports Lawyer Christian Dennie Named a Fellow by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Christian Dennie, of Barlow Garsek & Simon, LLP, was recently named a Fellow by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.  The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators is a leading professional membership organization providing credentialing and education for arbitrators and practitioners around the world. The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators considers Fellows to have an “outstanding commitment to achieving…
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Latest Issue of Sports Litigation Alert Marks 15 Years

Sports Litigation Alert celebrated 15 years with the latest issue that was published last night. Here’s the Table of Contents as the publication takes its customary holiday break: Table of Contents Case Summaries Federal Judge Delivers Blow to Baseball Bat Manufacturer Court Sides with Reds in Dispute over Bobblehead Dolls Former AD’s Race Discrimination Lawsuit…
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UNH Law Teams up with Sportradar to Offer First-ever Certificate in Sports Wagering and Integrity

The University of New Hampshire School of Law (UNH Law) has further established its leadership in the sports law education field by joining forces with Sportradar, the global leader in analyzing and leveraging the power of sports data, to offer the first-ever professional certificate in sports wagering and integrity. The pairing matches a leading sports…
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This Year’s ABA Forum on the Entertainment & Sports Industries Boasts Stellar Panels

With gambling always a major issue in the sports industry and the Raiders contemplating a move to sin city, Las Vegas would seem to be the perfect destination for the annual Forum on the Entertainment & Sports Industries. And then there’s some stellar panels, which are detailed below. If interested in attending the conference, which…
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Sports Law Attorney and Expert on Liability Waivers Tackles Key Case

(Editor’s Note: Carla Varriale of Havkins, Rosenfeld, Ritzert & Varriale recently wrote about an important case addressing waivers of liability. Courtesy of Sports Litigation Alert, here’s the summary.) Online waivers of liability are ubiquitous, thanks to the internet. Are they enforceable, like their paper counterparts? If so, what factors will a court examine that might…
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