Sports & Entertainment Law Section

February 24, 2015
Hernandez Murder Trial Update

Check out this post for an update on the Aaron Hernandez murder trial from day 11.

February 20, 2015
College Athletics, Taxation and Unrelated Business Income for Nonprofits

Check out this post for the latest research on college athletics and taxation, based on a report called "Ending the Sweetheart Deal between Big-Time College Sports and the Tax System."

February 10, 2015
A Technical Foul and a $25,000 Fine

Chris Paul got a technical foul in the game, but it's what he said in an interview after the game that led to a $25,000 fine from the NBA. Find out more in this post.

January 29, 2015
Legal Implications of Deflategate

Before the Super Bowl kicks off Sunday, check out this post for some of the legal implications of an NFL investigation into Deflategate.

December 19, 2014
Free Speech in the NFL

From Twitter to t-shirts, NFL players have been exercising their right to free speech this season. Recent events have only fueled the fire to take their message onto the field.

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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.”

Scott Preston, Jackson Lewis LLP, and Chris Termini, NCAA  - 2015 Sports & Entertainment Law Section Co-Chairs

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