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.

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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. 

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Acclaimed Painter Sues Lawyer for Fraud

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...

Founder of The Dinosaur Project Sues Jurassic Park Creators

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...

A House of Horrors: AHS House at Center of Lawsuit

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...


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