The Harvard Journal of Sports and Entertainment Law is delighted to share that Volume 13, Issue 1 is now live. The Issue begins with a Foreword from Pepperdine Law Professor Maureen Weston on athlete mental health and the law. Professor Weston tragically lost her son Cedric … [Read more...] about Volume 13, Issue 1 is now live!
By: Connor Oniki Clay Allen is the chief lawyer for the Houston Rockets, one of the NBA’s 30 member clubs. I had the incredible opportunity to meet and learn from Clay. Among other things, he discussed his background and his work with the Rockets, while providing advice for … [Read more...] about Career Spotlight – Clay Allen, General Counsel, Houston Rockets
By: Eli Nachmany Dallas Cowboys right tackle La’el Collins has filed suit against the National Football League (NFL), challenging part of his five-game suspension for failing to cooperate with league drug testing protocols. Various articles get into the back-and-forth between … [Read more...] about Understanding the NFL’s Removal of the La’el Collins Suit to Federal Court
In 1999, the impending merger between Viacom and CBS was a major topic of discussion in the media world. Two decades later, the same exact conversation has once again resurfaced. In December of 2019, CBS and Viacom once again began the process of merging following Federal … [Read more...] about Another Media Merger, the Same Story: What the CBS-Viacom Merger Tells Us About the Entertainment Industry
Brown and red leaves weren’t the only unusual sight during last year’s Masters Tournament. On top of an unprecedented November scene at Augusta National, one of the game’s most historic sites witnessed another peculiarity: one of the game’s most influential players donning a … [Read more...] about How are sports leagues clarifying player punishments for sports gambling controversies?