On May 6, 2020, the U.S. Department of Education issued its long-awaited Title IX regulations (hereinafter referred to as “the Final Rule”), impacting the potential liability of educational institutions in terms of their response to allegations of sexual harassment and implementing new criteria relating to due process and other concerns. Educational institutions must ensure they are in compliance with the new requirements by August 14, 2020, at which point the Final Rule will have the force of law.
Last week, Chief Magistrate Judge Joseph Spero of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California dismissed the City of Oakland’s case against the now-Las Vegas Raiders.
As an aspiring sports attorney currently practicing work comp defense, I’ve been reaching out and connecting with sports law industry leaders over the past year—each conversation providing valuable insight and knowledge.
Sports may be on hold for the foreseeable future due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but that has not stopped the world of sports from moving forward. Between the early introduction of ESPN’s Michael Jordan documentary, “The Last Dance”, and the annual NFL Draft, the sports world is keeping fans at ease.
Among those hit hardest by the loss of live sports during the COVID-19 pandemic is the sports wagering industry.
In these uncertain times, we appreciate our sports community and the sharing of information. To that end, here is something from our friend, Abe Madkourf from the Sports Business Journal, a good friend and sponsor of the SLA.
While quarantined and maintaining your social distance invest a little time in yourself and learn something new from a three-part SLA podcast series focused on the impact of COVID-19 on sports.
SLA Member Submission:
As we move through the COVID 19 pandemic our sports world has been put on hold. Clearly without widespread testing, especially, and the reality of asymptomatic carriers, one must ask when is the right time? I am not talking about the granular issues related to the science, but some practical concerns that those who have never sat in a production truck might not understand
SLA Member Submission:
March Madness – Cancelled: Major League Baseball – Indefinitely Postponed Opening Day: National Basketball Association – Indefinitely Postponed Season: Olympics – Postponed??