2010 AALS Sports and the Law Section Meeting and Panel

Association of American Law Schools’ 2010 annual meeting in New Orleans in January: http://sports-law.blogspot.com/2009/11/2010-aals-sports-and-law-section.html

A pro athlete’s lament: U.S. health care discriminates

Check out my friend Garret Broshuis’ article on health care and baseball.  The article appeared in a USA Today Op-Ed today.

ABA: Forum on Entertainment and Sports Industries annual conference

The ABA Forum on Entertainment and Sports Industries held its annual conference in New York City at the Grand Hyatt October 8th – 1oth.  Below are few pictures from the event.

Check Out Access Athletes: The Real Athlete Blog

Access Athletes : The Real Athlete Blog is a great new site that has content from and for athletes and all others in the sports industry.  The blog gives athletes and agents perspectives on critical issues.  It also reviews athletic products and shares very interesting sports videos from YouTube….check it out.  Here are some of the … Continue reading

Asset Protection For Athletes 101

Check out Ike Devji’s blog on athlete asset protection.

Minor League Baseball

Check out Garrett Broshious’ blog, who writes about minor league baseball.  Garrett is himself a minor league baseball player. In his most recent post he writes about an article he is writing for Baseball America about depressed salaries.

Introducing the Harvard Journal of Sports and Entertainment Law

September 29, 2009 On behalf of the editorial board, it is my distinct pleasure to announce the formation of the Harvard Journal of Sports and Entertainment Law (JSEL). JSEL will provide the academic community, the sports and entertainment industries, and the broader legal profession with scholarly analysis and research related to the legal aspects of … Continue reading

Jonathan Lee’s Entertainment Recap: August 10-14

Many stories made headlines in the entertainment law world, starting with closing statements in the trial of rapper C-Murder. C-Murder, also known as Corey Miller, faces a life sentence after being convicted by a Jefferson Parish, Louisiana jury of second-degree murder. The dynamic country duo of Kix Brooks and Ronnie Dunn will call it quits … Continue reading

Jonathan Lee’s Sports Recap for Week of Aug 3rd

If the Michael Vick and Pacman Jones legal woes weren’t enough to teach NFL players that they are not above the law, hopefully the indictment of Plaxico Burress will. The former Giants wide receiver was indicted Monday by New York City’s grand jury, with two counts of criminal possession of a weapon and one count … Continue reading

Jonathan Lee’s Entertainment Recap for Week of Aug 3rd

This week was full of surprises, filled with joy and sadness. The top story of the week was the return of the two American citizens who were sentenced to 12 years in a North Korean Labor camp. Laura Ling and Euna Lee were set free and returned with former President Bill Clinton back to the … Continue reading