Journal of Sports and Entertainment Law
The Harvard Journal of Sports and Entertainment Law (JSEL) provides the academic community, the sports and entertainment industries, and the legal profession with scholarly analysis and research related to the legal aspects of the sports and entertainment world.
Volume 10, Number 1
JSEL is currently published as an online journal, twice per year. Issues will contain approximately four articles by professors, practitioners, or students on current topics relating to sports and entertainment law.
On Wednesday, painter Robert Sundholm filed suit against his personal attorney for tricking him into signing away the film rights to his life story. Sundholm’s unique biography has been the subject of features for People Magazine, CBS and BBC. The artist was abandoned...
Since superstar LeBron James left the Cleveland Cavaliers for the Los Angeles Lakers this past summer, the Cavs have been in a steep nose dive. Most recently, former assistant coach James Boylan (63 years old) filed an age discrimination suit in Ohio county court...
On Tuesday, Frederick Zaccheo, founder of the non-profit charity The Dinosaur Project, filed suit against the creators of Jurassic Park: Fallen Kingdom in the Southern District of New York. Zaccheo alleges that Universal City Studios and Amblin Entertainment committed...
The Rosenheim mansion in Country Club Park, the location of the first season of American Horror Story, is now at the center of a lawsuit. The plaintiffs, Ernest Von Schwartz and Pier A. Oaken, purchased the house from Von Steinbauer in 2015 for $3.2 million. They are...
In a victory for daily fantasy sports operators DraftKings and FanDuel, the Indiana Supreme Court ruled last week that the names, likenesses, and statistical information of college athletes are newsworthy and may be used without players’ permission. A group of NCAA...
On Thursday, October 25, a former PBS writer filed a lawsuit accusing the network of unlawfully firing him because of sex and sex stereotyping after he made an “innocuous remark” about Meghan Markle. The plaintiff, Hugh Heckman, alleges that he was fired as a result...
Bethany P. Withers (HLS ’10) examines league treatment of MLB, NBA, and NFL players who have been accused of domestic violence or sexual assault.read more
Jacobus Rentmeester, photographer of the iconic Michael Jordan dunking image, is suing Nike for copyright infringement.read more
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