CT Sports Law’s Top Story Lines of 2013 – Part I

6.  The topic of NCAA Transfer Rules has captured the attention of the general media.  Although these rules are in dire need of change, we offered some tips for navigating the current system. 7.  The Connecticut Whale Era ended, leaving the future of professional hockey in Hartford in doubt. 8.  Johnny Manziel had a busy year, […]

Should the NCAA punish Penn State for “lack of institutional control?”

By John M. Burnor The NCAA may find the requisite authority to penalize Penn State University for a lack of institutional control, but it should not exercise its authority to punish the school. The idea of institutional control exists to clarify the notion that responsibility follows the chain of command and ultimately ends with the institution […]