Apr
22

Official Brands Sues Roc Nation Sports

Dez Bryant throwing up "The X" (Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports)

Official Brands Inc., former marketing company for Dez Bryant, has filed a civil suit against Roc Nation Sports. Darren Heitner, attorney for Official Brands, confirmed the suit was filed on Tuesday in Dallas County. The suit states that Roc Nation Sports committed “tortious interference” which claims the defendant wrongfully interfered with the plaintiff’s contractual and…
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Apr
15

Athletes And The April 15th Tax Deadline

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As Ben Frankin once said, “only two things in life are certain: death and taxes”. That statement is as true today as it was when it was made in 1789. However, the process of filing taxes for the average middle-class family is a much less daunting task than it is for multi-million dollar professional athletes. And,…
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Apr
14

Arizona State Launches An Immersive Sports Law & Business Program

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There has been explosive growth in sports-focused curriculum at Universities across the country over the last 30 years. Many schools now offer Sports Management degrees for undergraduates and there has also been an increase in graduate degrees focused on the sports industry. Arizona State recently launched a Sports Law and Business program that will integrate…
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Apr
09

Villanova Sports Law Symposium – 2015

2015 Villanova Sports Law Symposium

What: The Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Annual Symposium When: Friday, April 10, 2015, 9 am – 1 pm Where: Arthur M. Goldberg Commons, Villanova University School of Law (299 North Spring Mill Road, Villanova, PA). Overview: The 2015 Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal Symposium – Game-Changers: An Insider Look at a Volatile Year in…
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Mar
31

The 2015 Berkeley Law Sports Conference

Boalt Hall School of Law at Cal Berkeley is hosting a sports law conference on Friday, April 3.

What:  UC Berkeley Law: Boalt Hall Sports and Law Conference When: Friday, April 3 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Evening reception to follow. Where: California Memorial Stadium, University Club Suites, 210 Stadium Rim Way, Berkeley, CA 94720 Overview: Berkeley Law has assembled an impressive all-star lineup for its April 3 Sports & Law Conference. Six months…
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Mar
30

8th Annual FAMU Law EASLS Entertainment & Sports Law Symposium

Florida A&M College of Law 8th Annual Symposium

What: 8th Annual Florida A&M College of Law EASLS Entertainment & Sports Law Symposium When: Friday, April 10th 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Where: 201 Beggs Ave, Room 240, Orlando, FL 32801 Overview: The goal of this year’s Symposium is to have a well-rounded group of panel members to elicit in-depth discussions in regards to the…
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Mar
24

5th Annual Entertainment And Sports Law Association Symposium

5th Annual Entertainment and Sports Law Symposium

What: 5th Annual Entertainment and Sports Law Association Symposium Where: Moot Court Room of Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, 1801 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, OH 44115 When: Friday, April 10, 2015 from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM Description Topics to be covered at the 5th annual entertainment and sports law association symposium: 1. Owning and Operating a…
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Mar
20

2015 NCCU Law SELS Conference

NCCU SELS

What: 2015 NCCU Law SELS Conference Where: North Carolina Central University, 640 Nelson St Durham, NC 27707 When: Saturday, March 21, 2015 from 8:00am-3:00pm Description NCCU Law’s Sports & Entertainment Law Society’s Annual Conference places emphasis on practical, current issues affecting the practice of law in the sports and entertainment space. This year’s theme is…
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Mar
18

The New Era Gaming In Law

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What: The New Era Gaming in Law hosted by Northern Kentucky Law Review & The W. Bruce Lunsford Academy for Law, Business + Technology Where: Northern Kentucky University, George and Ellen Rieveschl Digitorium, Griffin Hall Nunn Drive, Highland Heights, KY When: Friday, March 20 9:00am-4:30pm Description The symposium, “The New Era in Gaming Law,” will…
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Mar
11

Sports Law Symposium At The University Of Wisconsin

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What: Sports Law Symposium at the University of Wisconsin Law School When: Thursday, April 9th, 2015 5 pm – 9 pm Where: Law Building: Room 2260 975 Bascom Mall, Madison, WI 53706 Description The Sports Law Symposium is a FREE event open to all UW students, hosted by the Sports and Entertainment Law Society. The event…
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