Sports Litigation Alert Current Issue

Here’s the latest issue of Sports Litigation Alert, the nation’s only subscription-based periodical reporting on the intersection of sports and the law. We also publish 11 other sports law periodicals. Visit hackneypublications.com to learn more.

Feb 23, 2024

Vol. 21, Iss. 4

Case Summaries

When Does a Co-ed Team Violate Title IX? When It Has No Women

By Gary Chester, Senior Writer High school sports in major college towns are often overshadowed by name-brand teams such as the Penn State Nittany Lions of State College, Pennsylvania. But an unusual move by the State College Area School District may have vaulted...

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Detroit Lions, NFL, Others Sued for Copyright Infringement

By Kaihao (Terrence) Zhang[1] On January 11, 2024, Allen Kee, a professional sports photographer, filed a 20-page copyright infringement suit against multiple entities and individuals under the Copyright Act of 1976, 17 U.S.C. §§ 101, et seq., and 28 U.S.C. § 1338(a)...

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New Decision in Utah Could Set Guidelines for Fan Behavior

By Yeeun Jeong On December 29, 2023, the Fourth District Court of Appeals of Utah released its ruling in Keisel & Huff v. Westbrook III & Jazz Basketball Investors INC (DBA the Utah Jazz). This legal issue involved Plaintiffs Shane Keisel and Jennifer Huff,...

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Articles

New Decision in Utah Could Set Guidelines for Fan Behavior

By Yeeun Jeong On December 29, 2023, the Fourth District Court of Appeals of Utah released its ruling in Keisel & Huff v. Westbrook III & Jazz Basketball Investors INC (DBA the Utah Jazz). This legal issue involved Plaintiffs Shane Keisel and Jennifer Huff,...

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Hamilton’s Departure Puts Mercedes Trade Secrets at Issue

By Kerri Cebula, JD February 1, 2024 was deadline day for the January transfer window in world football (soccer).  But the biggest transfer news of the day came from the world of motorsport when word began to leak that seven-time Formula One World Champion Lewis...

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CCHA Adds Seasoned Sports Lawyer to Legal Team

Church Church Hittle + Antrim (CCHA Law) has announced the hire of Paia LaPalombara, who will join the firm’s Sports Law and Higher Education sections and assist the firm’s clients in navigating the complex landscape of NCAA compliance and...

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