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Hackney Publications Announces Second Annual ‘100 Law Firms with Sports Law Practices You Need to Know About’ Portal

100lawfirms.com is portal that serves as a resource for those in need of experienced and capable legal counsel in the sports law arena. Hackney Publications announced today the second annual “100 Law Firms with Sports Law Practices You Need to Know About,” a portal that serves as a resource for those in need of experienced…
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Wilbourn V. BRG Sports: Plaintiff Fails to Prove Defective Football Helmet Caused CTE

By Gary Chester, Senior Writer (Editor’s Note: The following is shared from an issue of Sports Litigation Alert, a subscription-based publication produced by Hackney Publications. Subscribers to the Alert have access to more than 3,000 case summaries and bylined articles.) In concussion cases, the plaintiffs can often raise issues of fact as to three of…
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Sports Litigation Alert Reports on the Full Breadth of the Sports Law Industry with Timely, Insightful Articles in Last Two Issues

Beneficiaries of the Alert include both the private sector and higher education, where professors use the Alert with thousands of sports law students. As Hackney Publications closes in on the completion of its 18th year of publishing Sports Litigation Alert, publisher Holt Hackney is especially proud of the last two issues. “We’re touching on every…
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Washington State’s Lystedt Law – an Update

By Tony Corleto, of Gordon & Rees  (Editor’s Note: The following article appears in Concussion Litigation Reporter, which can be subscribed to at the site.) Enacted by the Washington State legislature in 2009 (RCWA 28A.600.190) the “Zackery Lystedt Law” set the pattern for similar legislative and regulatory acts in each state and the District of…
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More than 100 Sports Law Professors Now Use Sports Litigation Alert in the Classroom

Hackney Publications, the nation’s leading publisher of sports law periodicals, announced last month that new tools have been  added to Sports Litigation Alert (Alert), a periodical that has been used in sports law classrooms for more than 15 years, which will make it even more useful for professors and their college students. Shortly thereafter, several…
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Supreme Court Backs Cursing Cheerleader, But It’s a Narrow Ruling

By Ken Paulson, Director of @FreeSpeechMTSU When it comes to the free speech rights of students, it’s still 1969 in the U.S. Supreme Court. Today the court ruled 8-1 in favor of a disgruntled high school cheerleader who profanely posted her thoughts about the cheerleading program on Snapchat. That led to a one-year suspension from…
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