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Hackney Publications Recognizes Power Cronin as a Leader in Sports Law Field in Its Second Annual ‘100 Law Firms’ List

Hackney Publications announced today that its readers have identified Power Cronin Ltd. as one of a handful of law firms that are leaders in the sports law field in its annual Roster of “100 Law Firms with Sports Law Practices You Need to Know About.” Besides recognizing law firms for their achievements, the portal serves as a resource for…
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PART I – An Overview of the CAS Ad Hoc Division Decisions from the 2022 Beijing Olympics

(Editor’s note: What follows is an excerpt from an extensive article that appeared last night in Sports Litigation Alert, the nation’s leading sports law periodical. The excerpt includes one of several decisions highlighted in the article. Hackney Publications offers student, professor, library and law firm subscription rates.) By Jared P. Vasiliauskas & Michael V. Viverito,…
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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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Sports Lawyer Kevin Carpenter Appointed as ITTF’s First Head of Integrity

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has appointed Kevin Carpenter as its first-ever Head of Integrity. In his new role, Carpenter will develop and lead the ITTF Integrity Unit to be at the forefront of the protection of integrity of sport within the Olympic Movement. The ITTF Integrity Unit is an operationally independent unit established…
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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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