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Seton Hall 2012 Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium

What: Seton Hall Journal of Sports & Entertainment Law 2012 Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium

When: March 1, 2012 (4:00 p.m.)

Where: One Newark Center, Newark, NJ 07102 (map)

The event will address emerging legal issues concerning internet gambling and reality television.

PANEL 1 — INTERNET GAMBLING (4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.)
Panel 1 will focus on recent internet gambling legislation and address Tenth Amendment concerns regarding these laws.

  • Moderator: Sal Anderton, Esq.
  • Jennifer Webb, Senior Legal Analyst – GamblingCompliance
  • Senator Raymond J. Lesniak, Senator – New Jersey
  • Frank Catania, Esq., Catania Gaming Consultants
  • John Hindman, Esq., General Counsel, TVG

PANEL 2 — REALITY TELEVISION (5:15 p.m. -6:15 p.m.)
Panel 2 will concentrate on emerging legal issues in reality television.

  • Moderator: TBD
  • Thomas A. Crowell, Esq., Saperstein & Crowell, LLP
  • Anthony Caruso, Esq., Scarinci Hollenbeck , LLC
  • Laura Magedoff, Esq., Nissenbaum Law Group, LLC

6:15-6:30 pm BREAK

KEYNOTE ADDRESS (6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.)

  • William J. Heller, Esq., Senior Vice President and General Counsel, New York Football Giants

COCKTAIL RECEPTION (7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.)
Cocktail Reception for the panelists and attendees following the event.

Cost: Free for Seton Hall Law students and faculty (click here) and $45 for general registration (click here).  CLE credits available for New Jersey and New York barred attorneys.

By Darren Heitner

Darren Heitner created Sports Agent Blog as a New Year's Resolution on December 31, 2005. Originally titled, "I Want To Be A Sports Agent," the website was founded with the intention of causing Heitner to learn more about the profession that he wanted to join, meet reputable individuals in the space and force himself to stay on top of the latest news and trends.

Heitner now runs Heitner Legal, P.L.L.C., which is a law firm with many practice areas, including sports law and contract law. Heitner has represented numerous athletes and sports agents as legal counsel. He has also served as an Adjunct Professor at Indiana University Bloomington from 2011-2014, where he created and taught a course titled, Sport Agency Management, which included subjects ranging from NCAA regulations to athlete agent certification and the rules governing the profession. Heitner serves as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where he teaches a Sports Law class that includes case law surrounding athlete agents and the NCAA rules.