Sports & Entertainment Law Section

November 17, 2014
Reality TV: Legal Drama Behind the Scenes

You see enough drama on the show itself, but even more drama is unfolding behind the scenes for the creators of The Real Housewives of Orange County. Check out this post for more.

November 13, 2014
Conflict of Interest Could Play a Role in Sports Betting Case

The brother of the judge in a New Jersey sports betting case used to play in the NFL and may be pursuing a return to the league as a coach. Check out this post to read how conflict of interest could play a role in the appeals process.

October 30, 2014
Report: UNC Gives Easy A's to Student-Athletes

A recent investigation of academic fraud at UNC shows that student-athletes have been enrolled in easier courses during 18 years of NCAA competition. Check out this post for more information.

October 14, 2014
Nine NFL Players Opt Out of Settlement Offer

The deadline to opt out of the proposed concussion settlement is Oct. 14. Nine players have rejected the offer and wish to delay the deadline.

September 15, 2014
NFL Arrests by the Numbers

Recent NFL scandals have rocked the legal community, and this article breaks down data that shows criminal activity of NFL players over the last 14 years.

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The mission of the IndyBar's Sports & Entertainment Law Section is to promote the objects of the Association within the field of sports and entertainment law. To that end, it shall be the purposes of this section: (1) to concern itself with every aspect of the ethical practice of sports and entertainment law; (2) to become familiar with and get involved with current sports and entertainment events and issues in the State of Indiana; (3) to study, report upon and recommend improvements to legislation, whether federal or state, pertaining to the section's concerns; (4) to bring together members of the Association interested in sports and entertainment law and to confer upon the various issues in these areas; and (5) to promote the legal education of members of the Association and the public by sponsoring meetings, institutes and conferences and by preparing and publishing articles concerning sports and entertainment law.
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A Message from the Section Chairs

“Welcome. The Sports & Entertainment Law Section focuses on a wide variety of legal and business issues related to the sports, arts and entertainment industries. Members of this Section include sports and entertainment lawyers in a variety of fields, including transactional and litigation lawyers, in-house counsel, and lawyers in private practice, as well as faculty members and students of Indiana University’s Robert H. McKinney School of Law.

Section members receive invitations to presentations, CLE programs and events relating to issues of interest to our members, which cater to all professionals, not just practitioners. The Section also serves as a forum for sports and entertainment lawyers to network and share their knowledge and experience. If you are not already a member, we encourage you to join this valuable section.”

AJ Correale, Frost Brown Todd LLC, & Joel Tragesser, Quarles & Brady LLP  - 2014 Sports & Entertainment Law Section Co-Chairs

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