Category Archives: Q & A’s

Criminal Defense Lawyer Highlights Legal Implications Surrounding Ray Rice Saga

By Nicholas Galea, a criminal defense attorney in Rockford, Illinois and a 2013 graduate of the University of Illinois College of Law. You can follow him on Twitter at @invertedWAR. When TMZ released the video of Ray Rice battering Janay … Continue reading

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Preeminent LGBT Lawyer Explains Transgender Athletes’ Rights

Sports are often a mirror of society — the good and the bad. Yet while sports is often the one area where talent overrides racial, gender, and religious biases and prejudices, transgender athletes are still battling for acceptance. A recent … Continue reading

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Kansas City Chiefs in Hot Water: Catching Up With Plaintiffs’ Counsel in Several Wrongful Death Lawsuits Against the Club

The Kansas City Chiefs are in hot water. They had a sizable lead over the Colts for much of their first-round playoff game, and were still handed a loss. Their star player Jamaal Charles left the game injured. Moreover, the … Continue reading

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Global Game Changer: Sports Law Prof Explains How New Consulting Firm Will Help Asian Baseball Talent Thrive In America

Without question, N. Jeremi Duru is a sports law guru. The American University Washington College of Law professor literally helped write the book on sports law. In 2013, Prof. Duru co-authored one of the field’s premier casebooks, Sports Law and … Continue reading

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From Lawyer to Commissioner: Insight From The National Lacrosse League Boss

Twenty-eight years ago in 1986, the National Lacrosse League launched and George Daniel was grinding out his first year at Temple Law School. At no point did this young law student ever imagine he would one day find himself at … Continue reading

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PA Senator Weighs In On New Internet Betting and Horse Racing Bill

Members of the Pennsylvania Senate have introduced Senate Bill No. 1188, which if enacted, would reform the regulatory oversight of the multi-billion dollar horse racing industry in the state. The new legislation would create a Bureau of Horse Racing tasked … Continue reading

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Hostile Waters: A Lawyer’s Analysis of the Incognito/Martin Dilemma in the Miami Dolphins Organization

For those who have been living 20,000 leagues under the sea for the past few weeks, there is a situation in the depths of the Miami Dolphins organization that has attracted national attention both in and out of the sports … Continue reading

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Level Playing Field? An Analysis of the Jock Tax

Another exciting tax season has come and gone, as many of our attorney readers can look forward to helping pay the refunds distributed to our indebted law student followers. Most Americans have a relatively simple return in that they live … Continue reading

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Sports Management Guru Dishes on T-Shirt Cannons, Dizzy Bat Races and One Crazy Career

When the Philadelphia 76ers unveiled their new monster of a t-shirt cannon, our law-school-infiltrated brains immediately thought of potential lawsuits. What happens if a fan gets hurt? Who can they sue and on what grounds? More importantly, what goes into … Continue reading

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Smoking Guns, Big Tobacco, and the Demise of Football: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the NFL Concussion Litigation

Replacement referees blowing game-deciding calls might just be the best thing to ever happen to the NFL. While fans and the media work themselves into a frenzy over the sad state of football officiating, the concussion litigation continues to move … Continue reading

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