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.
One year ago, referee John Higgins officiated a controversial NCAA March Madness basketball matchup between Kentucky and North Carolina. In the wake of Kentucky’s loss, Kentucky Sports Radio hosts allegedly shared Higgins’s personal and business information and...
In the midst of three copyright infringement suits against Epic Games, creator of the celebrated Fortnite video game, the Supreme Court has announced a groundbreaking decision that has put all such litigation on hold. On March 4, SCOTUS unanimously ruled that...
The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team (WNT) has sued the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) for gender discrimination in the United States District of Los Angeles, citing unequal pay between the WNT and the Men’s National Team (MNT), despite the WNT outperforming...
For Immediate Release: 2019 Harvard Sports Law Symposium Scheduled for Monday, April 1, 2019. On April 1, the Harvard Committee on Sports & Entertainment Law and the Harvard Journal of Sports & Entertainment Law are hosting the 2019 Harvard Sports Law Symposium. An...
On Monday, the Supreme Court affirmed the 11th Circuit’s decision in Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corporation v Wall-Street.com, holding that a copyright owner may not file an infringement suit or seek other legal remedies until the Copyright Office registers their...
A recent ESPN “Outside the Lines” investigation revealed an existential threat to football: the disappearing insurance market. From the NFL to Pop Warner, leagues, schools, and teams spend large sums of money on general liability insurance. With greater concern over...
By Douglas Hand, Jr. and Marc S. Reiner I. Introduction Englishman Charles Frederick Worth is credited as the father of the modern fashion industry in the nineteenth century. Through his brand – House of Worth – he was the first designer to create...read more
Influence of the Private Enforcement of Competition Law on Sport in the European Union against the United States Law Background
This commentary piece was written by Dr hab. Marek Krzysztof Kolasiński, professor at Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, and was submitted in conjunction with Professor Kolasiński's recent interview with JSEL which can be found here. Influence of the Private...read more
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