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American University Washington College of Law Sports and Entertainment Law Blog

I would like to direct readers to the AU Sports and Entertainment Law Blog that was launched yesterday. We will have articles on the latest stories in sports and entertainment law written by students at the law school. Many of … Continue reading

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Defending Richie Incognito

This might come a few hours too late in light of the statement by Jonathan Martin’s attorney, David Cornwell, but in the event that Martin sues Incognito, there are a couple of ways to approach a defense. The first way … Continue reading

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Recusal: Prosecutors in Aaron Hernandez Case Ask Judge to Recuse Herself

Prosecutors in the Aaron Hernandez case are currently making their case for Superior Court Judge Susan Garsh to recuse herself. Hernandez is present at the hearing which is being aired live on ESPN News. Many media outlets will detail what … Continue reading

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What is ‘Insider Trading’ and Why Did the SEC Sue Mark Cuban?

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has been a polarizing figure since purchasing a majority stake in the team in 2000. He’s been one of the most outspoken owners in professional sports, but has garnered the respect of not only fellow … Continue reading

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Alex Rodriguez to Sue Yankees Doctor for Malpractice: Will he win?

Among stories about Alex Rodriguez’s attorney, Joe Tacopina being surprised by Matt Lauer on the Today show, Rodriguez claiming a conspiracy to keep him out of baseball, and Red Sox pitcher Ryan Dempster beaning Rodriguez on Sunday night, yet another … Continue reading

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What is the CBA and How Can MLB Suspend Alex Rodriguez for Violating It?

The latest news to emerge in the ‘Biogenesis’ saga is that Major League Baseball (MLB) may seek to suspend Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez for violating the labor agreement rather than for violating the drug policy. The likely reason MLB … Continue reading

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Barrett Green’s Lawsuit Against the Washington Redskins: Could this Change Pro Sports?

While many people think the NFL’s concussion litigation could end up changing the game (some may argue it already has), it could very well be a lawsuit filed last week by former Detroit Lions and New York Giants linebacker Barrett … Continue reading

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