New Concussion Policy Blog Cites to CT Sports Law

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Concussion Policy and the Law, a new website launched by Holt Hackney, cited my recent post entitled Youth Football Coaches Must Make Changes to Practice, which discussed how coaches must change football practices to avoid concussions and adhere to new youth football rules: Click here to read the post in its entirety: Sports Law Attorney Takes Stand […]

Marist Outfoxes Ex-Coach, But Does Not Score Damages

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Sports Litigation Alert and Legal Issues in Collegiate Athletics recently featured my article on the case of Marist University v. Matthew Brady, The Commonwealth of Virginia and James Madison University.  (Click on the following link to view the article in PDF: LICA Marist 6.21.12).  I have also posted the article below.   My sincere thanks to Holt Hackney, […]

Gunner Kiel Demonstrates that Verbal Commitments Are Not Binding

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Legal Issues in Collegiate Athletics recently featured my article on Gunner Kiel and verbal commitments in the recruiting process.  (Click on the following link to view the article in PDF: Gunner Kiel Demonstrates that Verbal Commitments Are Not Binding).  I have also posted the article below.   My sincere thanks to Holt Hackney, publisher of Legal Issues in Collegiate […]

Laws Help Recruited Student-Athletes Ask the Right Questions

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Sports Litigation Alert and Legal Issues in Collegiate Athletics recently featured my article on the Student-Athletes’ Right to Know Act in their November 2011 issues.  (Click on the following link to view the article in PDF: LICA 13-1 reprint Student-Athletes Right to Know Act).  I have also posted the article below.   My sincere thanks to Holt Hackney, publisher […]

Friday Night Rights: School Waivers May Not Be Enforceable

Legal Issues in High School Athletics has featured my recent article concerning a lawsuit arising from the injury of an East Lyme (Conn.) high school track athlete in its May-June 2010 issue.  The article fits in nicely with my blog series “Friday Night Rights”, which covers the legal and business issues that arise in high school sports.  […]

Sports Litigation Alert Publishes NHLPA Article By Dan Canavan

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Sports Litigation Alert, a newsletter that monitors case law and legal developments in the sports law industry, published Dan Canavan’s article entitled NHLPA Dismisses Executive Director, Former U.S. Prosecutor Paul Kelly, in its September 11, 2009 issue.  Sports Litigation Alert is published by Hackney Publications, which also publishes the newsletter Legal Issues in Collegiate Athletics and Legal […]

A More Detailed Look at Marist v. Brady

Sports Litigation Alert recently featured my article on the case of Marist v. Brady, in its July 31, 2009 issue.  This article provides a more detailed analysis of the breach of contract case that Marist College brought against Matt Brady, its former basketball coach, which Connecticut Sports Law covered here.  My thanks to Holt Hackney, publisher […]

Legal Issues in High School Athletics Publication Launched

Hackney Publications, publisher of Sports Litigation Alert and Legal Issues in Collegiate Athletics, has launched a new publication entitled “Legal Issues in High School Athletics“. I am pleased to report that I will be joining Holt Hackney and Robert Romano as a contributing editor of this publication.  Click here to view the first issue of […]