Sports Law. Legal news and articles for January 30 - 31, 2012

New HBO boss opines on Floyd-Manny boutNew HBO Sports boss Ken Hershman says he won't by consumed by creating a Floyd ...Doping-New Spanish government pledges to bring rules into lineThe politics of high school sportsLegitmate users of MegaUpload considering legal action2012 Summer Camps and Programs at PennTravis Leach Starts New Sports And Entertainment Legal Practice At Jennings ...Justice and sports in conflictTime to rethink child labor lawsAsia urges green light for headscarvesFree Speech vs. Infringement in Suit on Alabama ArtworkSPORTCHECK: Getting tough on drug cheatsDarren Law Daytona 24H race reportCollege Sports as Product DifferentiationYahoo! Contributor Network

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Opening the Web as a Frontier for Gambling in the US
Corporate CounselJanuary 4, 2012

After analyzing the act's legislative history, the opinion concludes “that the criminal division's premise is incorrect and that the Wire Act prohibits only the transmission of communications related to bets or wagers on sporting events or contests. ...more »

Springfield native James Pacitti juggles law with acting
Delco News NetworkJanuary 5, 2012

Sports movies often have a common theme, with the big game,” said Pacitti, noting he's in on that exciting ending. Continued... The movie will be in somewhat limited theatrical release, but available as pay-per-view through cable outlets. ...more »

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New HBO boss opines on Floyd-Manny bout
New York Daily NewsJanuary 31, 2012

By Mitch Abramson / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Ken Hershman didn't reveal much in his first public sit-down interview since he was installed as the new head of HBO Sports. Hershman, who started in his official capacity last month, is in his 15th day on the ...more »

New HBO Sports boss Ken Hershman says he won't by consumed by creating a Floyd ...
New York Daily NewsJanuary 31, 2012

By Mitch Abramson / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Ken Hershman didn't reveal much in his first public sit-down interview since he was installed as the new head of HBO Sports. Hershman, who started in his official capacity last month, is in his 15th day on the ...more »

Doping-New Spanish government pledges to bring rules into line
ReutersJanuary 31, 2012

MADRID Jan 31 (Reuters) - Spain plans to take "urgent" action to bring its legislation into line with World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) guidelines, the country's new Sports Minister said on Tuesday. In a speech to parliament, Jose Ignacio Wert said ...more »

The politics of high school sports
MiamiHerald.com (blog)January 31, 2012

If the bill were to become law, the FHSAA would have to establish guidelines for its investigations and better regulate its investigators. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Kelli Stargel, would also allow more children in private schools to participate in ...more »

Legitmate users of MegaUpload considering legal action
DigitalJournal.comJanuary 31, 2012

Andrew Robinson, Pirate Party UK Culture, Media and Sports spokesman said: "We believe that the rights of ordinary people are being ignored by those intent on maintaining a flawed business model via excessive legislation. We believe that unjust laws...more »

2012 Summer Camps and Programs at Penn
UPENN AlmanacJanuary 31, 2012

Penn offers children and teens an array of summer activities from academics, enrichment and recreation—including anthropology, nursing, law, veterinary medicine and music—to more than a dozen athletic sports camps—from baseball to volleyball.more »

Travis Leach Starts New Sports And Entertainment Legal Practice At Jennings ...
Business InsiderJanuary 31, 2012

We engaged in a lively discussion regarding Collective Bargaining Agreements in the “Big 4″ sports as well as sports agent regulation. At the time, Leach was Co-chair of Phoenix, Arizona law firm Snell & Wilmer LLP's Sports and Entertainment Industry ...more »

Justice and sports in conflict
NYU Washington Square NewsJanuary 31, 2012

According to Florida state law, drivers charged with a DUI can receive up to six months in prison. The news forces most football fans, especially fans of the 49ers, to a conflict between sports and justice. Unfortunately, fans often side with the ...more »

Time to rethink child labor laws
Chicago TribuneJanuary 31, 2012

The law sets wages, hours worked and safety requirements for minors under age 18 working in a variety of jobs. Under the law, children are generally not allowed to be employed at a business until they turn 14. Gingrich's comments and subsequent remarks ...more »

Asia urges green light for headscarves
RediffJanuary 31, 2012

Asian soccer's acting president has urged the sport's rule-makers to change the laws to permit women to wear a headscarf in official matches. China's Zhang Jilong reiterated the Asian Football Confederation's favourable stance ahead of an International ...more »

Free Speech vs. Infringement in Suit on Alabama Artwork
New York TimesJanuary 31, 2012

The outcome of Thursday's Appeals Court hearing could set a precedent in the world of sports art. Moore paints scenes and sells poster and inkjet print versions of them that range in price from $35 to $3000, depending on whether the image is printed on ...more »

SPORTCHECK: Getting tough on drug cheats
New Straits TimesJanuary 31, 2012

Should a study on the feasibility of enacting a law that allows prosecution of those dealing in banned substances be pushed forward by the Sports Ministry, culprits could soon face jail terms, although not at the same level as narcotics.more »

Darren Law Daytona 24H race report
Motorsport.comJanuary 30, 2012

Law was happy to lead the Corvette contingent in the season-opener for the 2012 Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series. "I think we're a little behind the eight-ball here because everything is new – body, engine, chassis – so we're on a steep learning curve.more »

College Sports as Product Differentiation
Huffington PostJanuary 30, 2012

Here, the need for differentiation among a greater number became a necessity, especially with the considerable growth in institutions of higher education following the passing of the Morrill Land-Grant Act signed into law by President Abraham Lincoln ...more »

Yahoo! Contributor Network
Yahoo! SportsJanuary 30, 2012

It had to do with a bill that, in my opinion, intrudes on our civil liberties and will affect skaters living in Hawaii as well as their parents. Reading it made me wonder out loud why politicians who can't seem to deliver a balanced budget or work ...more »

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