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Sports Law Expert Podcast Highlights National Association of Athletics Compliance President and Brown University AVP Shoshanna Engel Lewis

Hackney Publications announced today that Shoshanna Engel Lewis, President of National Association of Athletics Compliance (NAAC) and Assistant Vice President at Brown University is the featured guest on the Sports Law Expert Podcast. The podcast segment can be heard here. Going forward, those interested in being notified when a segment of the podcast goes live…
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Texas Governor Signs ‘Vital’ Save Women’s Sports Act

Last last week, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed the Save Women’s Sports Act passed during the 88th Regular Legislative Session into law at the Texas Capitol. This new law will “protect the integrity of women’s sports by prohibiting biological men from competing against female athletes at Texas colleges and universities.” “Today is an important day…
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Professor Brings Support to Sports, Entertainment, and Art Law Club

UMass Law Professor Emeritus Michael E. Jones believes sports, entertainment, and art law offer immense growth opportunities for lawyers who are properly trained, willing to learn, and are interested in working in the various industries. “Sports, entertainment, and art law are three related fields that deal with the legal issues surrounding the sports, entertainment, and…
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‘Laugh Now, Cry Later’ – How a Drake Concert at MSG May Change the Law Regarding Managing the Risk of Large Events

Editor’s Note: The following is reprinted from Sports Facilities and the Law, a complimentary subscription publication, for industry professionals, available at https://sportsfacilitieslaw.com/ By Charles F. Gfeller and Hannah Lauer, of Gfeller Laurie LLP Can an arena operator or event promoter be held liable for the actions of third parties during a large event, like a…
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Herrick’s Sports Law Group Authors Chambers Global Practice Guide – Sports Law 2023

Irwin A. Kishner and Daniel A. Etna, co-chairs of Herrick’s nationally ranked Sports Law Group, along with members Joel Wagman and Barry Werbin, authored the Chambers Global Practice Guide, Sports Law 2023, United States Law and Practice.  The Sports Law 2023 Guide covers 14 high-profile jurisdictions and provides the latest legal information on anti-doping, betting, disciplinary proceedings, commercial rights, corporate governance, intellectual property, data, dispute…
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Peter Goplerud to Moderate Sports Law Panel at SLA Conference

Spencer Fane attorney Peter Goplerud will speak at the 47th Annual Sports Lawyers Association (SLA) Conference, a three-day event centered on “The Athlete in Sports,” on May 13 in Los Angeles. As part of the three-day event’s program centered on ‘The Athlete in Sports,’ Peter will moderate the panel Two Years of NIL: Legal and Policy Issues.…
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LEWIS BRISBOIS SPORTS LAW TEAM TO HOST WEBINAR TODAY ON FUTURE OF AMATEURISM IN COLLEGE ATHLETICS

Phoenix Partner and Chair of Lewis Brisbois’ Collegiate & Professional Sports Law Practice Gregg E. Clifton and New York Associate Christina Stylianou will host a webinar on April 5 at 12:00 p.m. ET, titled “The Future of Amateurism in College Athletics.” They will be joined by Jill Bodensteiner, Vice President and Director of Athletics at St.…
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To Introduce HBCU Students and Students of Color to Careers in Sports Business, First and Pen and SBRnet launch Get in the Game Conference

To introduce and connect diverse talent within the sports business industry, First and Pen and SBRnet are excited to launch sports business conference, Get In The Game. The inaugural event, will take place October 6th-8th, 2023 at the Sheraton Inner Harbor in Baltimore, MD and bring together students of color from HBCUs and surrounding institutions…
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Sports Law Expert Podcast Features Sports Law Attorney Irwin Kishner of Herrick, Feinstein LLP

Hackney Publications has announced that it has published its latest segment of the Sports Law Expert Podcast, featuring attorney Irwin Kishner, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein LLP and co-chair of its Sports Law Group. The podcast segment can be heard here. Going forward, those interested in being notified when a segment goes live can subscribe by visiting here.…
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Latest Issue of Sports Litigation Alert Touches on FTX, NIL, Coaching Contracts, Harvard Lawsuit and Many, Many Other Current Developments in Sports Law

Hackney Publications announced today that it was making its latest issue of Sports Litigation Alert, published on February 24, 2023, the new sample issue on the site, a reflection of the issue’s “strength,” according to Editor and Publisher Holt Hackney. “We pride ourselves on providing provocative insight and thought leadership on the sports law issues…
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