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Montgomery McCracken Launches Sports Medicine Law Newsletter

Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that the firm has partnered with Hackney Publications to launch Sports Medicine and Law, a complete source for news, case summaries, articles, and strategies concerning sports medicine and the law, whether they arise at the professional, collegiate, high school, and amateur levels. Members of Montgomery McCracken’s Sports Injury Practice,…
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Eleven Black Football Players File Fourteenth Amendment Civil Rights Complaint Against Maricopa County Community College District in Federal Court Over its Decision to End Football Program

(Editor’s Note: The following article appeared in both Sports Litigation Alert and Legal Issues in Collegiate Athletics, both of which can be subscribed to at www.hackneypublications.com) By Justin B. Kozubal, MSA, of Capital University & Michael S. Carroll, PhD, of Troy University On or around December 31, 2018, eleven Black football players from Mesa Community…
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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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Sports Lawyer Takes the Helm as Next Vanderbilt Athletics Director

Vanderbilt University has named Malcolm Turner as the university’s new vice chancellor for athletics and university affairs and athletics director. Turner, a member of the NBA’s senior leadership team and president of the NBA G League, will join the university on Feb. 1, 2019. He replaces David Williams, the current Vice Chancellor for Athletics and…
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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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Mitten Wins AALS’ Section on Law and Sports Award

Matt Mitten, one of the sports law industry’s most respected leaders, has received the Association of American Law Schools’ Section on Law and Sports Award for excellence in legal education. Mitten is a Professor of Law and the Executive Director of the National Sports Law Institute at Marquette University Law School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He…
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MAC Safety Finds Its Niche in the Sports Industry

When Kevin Miranda completed his Master of Business Administration from Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management, he considered his options. One road led to a prosperous career in the financial services industry, where connections in the Northeast would most assuredly open some doors. But it was the other road that intrigued him. For more…
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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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