Sports Law. Legal news and articles for February 29 - 29, 2012

Bill addressing youth-sports tax advancesKEYC - Mankato News, Weather, Sports -Arizona executes man for killing ...Judge blocks day labor rules in AZ immigration lawVoting on key 2014 World Cup bill delayed furtherKEYC - Mankato News, Weather, Sports -Clinton to Congress: US moving on Iran ...Judge Blocks Law Requiring Graphic Images On Cigarette PacksHigh school association seeks to move Picayune sports hazing case to federal ...United Nations backs hijab in footballFour Linsane Lessons for Corporate Counsel26 states seek relief from education lawBodog founders chargedKEYC - Mankato News, Weather, Sports -Navajo sues Urban Outfitters over ...Latest Virginia News, Sports, Business And EntertainmentFIFA Master Alumni Association Partners with FGV to Host Major Sports Seminar ...Sports Shorts: PEA picked for NE tourney

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Happy National Girls and Women in Sports Day!
Huffington Post (blog)February 1, 2012

Thank goodness sports are included in this law. Because of Title IX, I have been blessed not to know a time when I did not have the right to play. When I started to play basketball around the 5th grade, I played on an all-boys team, the Logan Bobcats.more »

Appeals court to hear arguments on trademark suit involving Univ. of Alabama ...
Washington PostFebruary 1, 2012

A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments in the trademark infringement case between sports artist Daniel Moore and the University of Alabama, whose football program is portrayed in a number of his works. They present their cases to the US 11th ...more »

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Bill addressing youth-sports tax advances
Lincoln Journal StarFebruary 29, 2012

Nebraska tax law would be amended to exempt sports events or leagues for youths under 19 from sales taxes under a bill (LB727) given first-round approval Wednesday. The ability to collect the tax has been around since 1967, but it has been collected ...more »

KEYC - Mankato News, Weather, Sports -Arizona executes man for killing ...
KEYC TVFebruary 29, 2012

AP Sports News Video AP National News Video More>> By AMANDA LEE MYERS AP FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) - Arizona executed an inmate Wednesday for killing and dismembering his adoptive mother while he was out of prison on furlough for another crime, ...more »

Judge blocks day labor rules in AZ immigration law
WRICFebruary 29, 2012

AP Sports News Video Entertainment News from AP Entertainment News from AP AP National News Video More>> NYPD monitored students at colleges across Northeast; sent agent on rafting trip, noted prayer. (Graphic by AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey) More>> By ...more »

Voting on key 2014 World Cup bill delayed further
CBC.caFebruary 29, 2012

The commission partially approved the proposed law on Tuesday, but some key points — including the sale of alcohol inside stadiums — were going to be voted on separately on Wednesday in Sao Paulo. Congressmen said they had to postpone the vote until ...more »

KEYC - Mankato News, Weather, Sports -Clinton to Congress: US moving on Iran ...
KEYC TVFebruary 29, 2012

That law says that 60 days after enactment, the president must penalize on any privately owned foreign financial institutions that knowingly conduct or facilitate any significant financial transaction with the Central Bank of Iran for any purpose other ...more »

Judge Blocks Law Requiring Graphic Images On Cigarette Packs
WRICFebruary 29, 2012

AP Sports News Video Entertainment News from AP Entertainment News from AP RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A judge has blocked a federal requirement that would have begun forcing US tobacco companies to put large graphic images on their cigarette packages later ...more »

High school association seeks to move Picayune sports hazing case to federal ...
The RepublicFebruary 29, 2012

The Mississippi High School Activities Association is trying to get the case of a teen who was hospitalized by hazing moved to federal court, claiming that his request to have him transferred to another school is rooted in the No Child Left Behind law.more »

United Nations backs hijab in football
Chicago TribuneFebruary 29, 2012

GENEVA, Fed (Reuters) - The United Nations has joined the campaign to overturn the ban on the hijab in football four days before the sport's rule makers are due to review the decision. The UN Secretary-General's special adviser on sport for development ...more »

Four Linsane Lessons for Corporate Counsel
Law.comFebruary 29, 2012

In my work as a consultant on crisis communications and other complex public perception issues, I'm often accused of relying too heavily on sports metaphors when counseling and training. But they work. . . so I'm making a Linsane drive to the hoop once ...more »

26 states seek relief from education law
WRICFebruary 29, 2012

AP Sports News Video Entertainment News from AP Entertainment News from AP AP National News Video More>> NYPD monitored students at colleges across Northeast; sent agent on rafting trip, noted prayer. (Graphic by AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey) More>> By ...more »

Bodog founders charged
Edmonton JournalFebruary 29, 2012

"Sports betting is illegal in Maryland, and federal law prohibits bookmakers from flouting that law simply because they are located outside the country," Rod J. Rosenstein, US attorney for the District of Maryland, said in a statement Tuesday.more »

KEYC - Mankato News, Weather, Sports -Navajo sues Urban Outfitters over ...
KEYC TVFebruary 29, 2012

AP Sports News Video AP National News Video More>> By FELICIA FONSECA AP FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - The Navajo Nation has sued Urban Outfitters Inc. months after the tribe sent a cease and desist letter to the clothing retailer demanding it pull the ...more »

Latest Virginia News, Sports, Business And Entertainment
WJTVFebruary 29, 2012

Bob McDonnell has signed a bill that repeals a law limiting individual handgun purchases to one per month, passed in 1993 when Virginia was a haven for gun runners. McDonnell's signature is no surprise. He had earlier expressed support for the bill, ...more »

FIFA Master Alumni Association Partners with FGV to Host Major Sports Seminar ...
World Football InsiderFebruary 29, 2012

The programme features presentations from FIFA Master alumni currently working in high positions within the Brazilian sports market covering the fields of sports marketing, management and sports law and it aims to enlighten professionals that seek to ...more »

Sports Shorts: PEA picked for NE tourney
Seacoastonline.comFebruary 29, 2012

The 5K begins at 9 am at the intersection of Central Avenue, Washington Street and Henry Law Avenue, just in front of the museum. Post-race activities, including an awards ceremony and refreshments, will take place in Henry Law Park.more »

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