Laws Help Recruited Student-Athletes Ask the Right Questions

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 […]

Miami’s Dealings with Al Golden Provide Lessons for Negotiating Coaching Contracts

Sports Litigation Alert recently featured my latest article on the Al Golden – University of Miami situation, in its September 9, 2011 issue.  The article, which I have posted below, provides a more detailed analysis of the lessons that coaches can learn from this story (click on the following link to see the reprint in PDF  Miami’s Dealings with Al Golden Provide […]

Friday Night Rights: High School Sprinter Settles with School for $325,000

In June, I published an article entitled “Connecticut Court Finds Waiver Unenforceable in Negligence Claim Against High School Arising from Track Practice Injury” in Legal Issues in High School Athletics.  The article was based upon the Connecticut Superior Court case of Furlani v. Town of East Lyme, which involved a high school sprinter, Nicholas Furlani, who had […]

A Beacon in Poughkeepsie: Marist Claims Victory Over James Madison in Coaching Contract Suit

Sports Litigation Alert recently featured my latest article on the case of Marist v. Brady, in its August 13, 2010 issue.  The article, which I have posted below, provides a more detailed analysis of the judgment that Marist obtained against James Madison University.  My sincere thanks to Holt Hackney, publisher of Sports Litigation Alert. A small college in Poughkeepsie, […]

Sports Litigation Alert Publishes NHLPA Article By Dan Canavan

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 […]