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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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Hackney Publications Recognizes Sports Law Profession with ‘100 Law Firms with Sports Law Practices You Need to Know About’ Portal

Hackney Publications announced today the launch of “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 and capable legal counsel in the sports law arena. The firms are listed alphabetically, an ode to the difficulty in actually ranking such…
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Federal Spending Bill Surprise – Anti-Doping Measure in Horse Racing Included

In passing the $900 billion year-end spending bill Monday, which is expected to be signed into law within days, Congress has included a rider to ban race-day doping of Thoroughbreds: the Horseracing Integrity and Safety (HISA) Safety Act. H.R. 1754/S. 4547, concluding an eight-year campaign instituted by activist groups to end medication abuses leading to…
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National Sports Law Institute Fall Conference Set for Friday, October 16

The National Sports Law Institute’s Annual Fall conference will take place online on Microsoft Teams on Friday, October 16, 2020. This year’s conference will focus on Perspectives from a Sports Law Faculty, and feature our own Sports Law Program faculty members, many who are members of this association, along with a few other alums, discussing…
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LawInSport Annual Conference – Understand the Rules of the Game 2020

It was announced today that this year’s LawInSport Annual Conference – ‘Understand the Rules of The Game 2020’ will take place November 10-20, 2020 in a digital format with 16 sessions over 10 days as well as 9 open forums for networking and debate. The LawInSport Annual Conference has a reputation as one of the “must-attend” and…
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U.S. Senator Announces Compromise Legislation to End Doping and Deaths in American Horseracing

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Monday his intent to introduce the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act, compromise legislation that would end the doping of Thoroughbred racehorses in the United States. The doping of American racehorses has been a controversial issue over the past five years with hundreds of horses dying on racetracks weekly,…
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Sports Lawyer Paul Greene Profiled as 2019 WWL Global Elite Thought Leader

Paul J. Greene, the founder of Global Sports Advocates, was recently named by Who’s Who Legal as a 2019 WWL Global Elite Thought Leader for sports law. Greene “handles sports law matters globally, including before the Court of Arbitration for Sport. In 2019, Paul has again successfully represented some of the world’s highest-profile athletes such…
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Latest Issue of Sports Medicine and the Law Addressing COVID 19 Hits the Stands – What’s In It!

Hackney Publications, the nation’s leading publisher of sports law periodicals, announced today the availability of the spring issue of Sports Medicine and the Law (SML). Supported by Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP, the preeminent law firm when it comes to representing clients in the niche, the latest issue features the following articles: Resuming Play…
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Sports Lawyer Jill Pilgrim Joins Athletics Integrity Unit Board

The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has announced that Jill Pilgrim has joined the AIU Board. Pilgrim is a senior lawyer based in New York, with significant experience in governance, anti-doping, integrity and the law. She was the general counsel and director of business affairs for USA Track & Field from 1998-2007 and general counsel for…
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Jackson Lewis’ Clifton Co-Hosting ‘COVID-19: The Current and Potential Impact to the World of Sports’

MLB, NCAA, NBA . . . the sports world is not immune from the impact of COVID-19. This podcast series will help you make some sense of it all, share thoughts on what you should be doing now and, in the future, to prepare for the resumption of sporting events. The three-part podcast series is sponsored…
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