Sports & Entertainment Law Section
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.
On Dec. 1, a federal judge in Virginia decided to hear the Redskins' suit against a group of Native Americans over their Redskins trademark registrations.
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.
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.
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.
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