Sports & Entertainment Law Section
On September 30, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court's decision in the O'Bannon case that NCAA rules restricting payment to college atheletes violate antitrust laws. Read more here.
On Thursday, September 17, Peyton Manning surpassed 70,000 career passing yards in a Broncos victory over the Kansas City Chiefs, becoming just the second quarterback in NFL history to achieve this milestone.
On Wednesday, September 9, Pacers Sports & Entertainment acquired the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the National Basketball Association's Development League. Read more here.
On September 3, Judge Berman cleared Tom Brady to play, but the NFL appealed. Read more about the ruling, appeal and commentary on the case here.
The motorsports community is deeply saddened by the loss of IndyCar’s Justin Wilson. He died on Monday, August 24 after sustaining a head injury in a race on August 23. Read more here.
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.”
Scott Preston, Jackson Lewis LLP, and Chris Termini, NCAA - 2015 Sports & Entertainment Law Section Co-Chairs