Sports Lawyers Association Holding Law Student Writing Competition

The Sports Lawyers Association (SLA) has announced that it will be holding its second annual Law Student Writing Competition.   The SLA is offering $10,000 in total prize money ($5,000 for first place, $3,000 for second and $2,000 for third) and complementary registration for the 2014 SLA Annual Conference in Chicago.  All law students with serious aspirations […]

2013 National Sports Law Student Writing Competition

 For law students interested in sports law, the National Sports Law Institute of Marquette University Law School is offering an excellent opportunity in the form of a writing competition.  The winner of the competition will receive complimentary registration for the National Sports Law Institute’s annual fall conference on Friday, October 18, 2013, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and an […]

Major Issues With Minor League Contracts

Standard player contracts were the topic of discussion during my Sports Law class at Quinnipiac University School of Law last night.  As a practical example we reviewed a minor league player contract that one of my students had been party to as a player.  The objective was for the students to analyze the contract as if […]

2009 National Sports Law Writing Competition

As noted on the Sports Law Blog, The National Sports Law Institute of Marquette University Law School has announced a new sports law writing competition, open to students at any accredited law school. For students interested in learning more about this great opportunity, visit the 2009 National Sports Law Writing Competition home page.