1016 ABA Journal Entertainment & Sports Law articles.
Two new lawyers defending movie producer Harvey Weinstein against sexual assault charges once represented one of his accusers in a drug possession case.
The lawyers, Jose Baez and Ronald S.…
Jan 24, 2019 1:27 PM CST
New Orleans Saints ticket holders filed two lawsuits Tuesday over a failure to call a pass interference or roughness penalty against a Los Angeles Rams player in the NFC Championship…
Jan 23, 2019 4:49 PM CST
Four Supreme Court justices on Tuesday expressed concern about an appellate court’s views on teachers’ religious rights in the case of a praying football coach.
The justices said in a…
Jan 22, 2019 12:09 PM CST
Updated: Actor Alfonso Ribeiro, who played Carlton Banks on the ’90s TV show The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, dancer Backpack Kid and rapper 2 Milly are suing the makers of…
Jan 14, 2019 2:18 PM CST
Former Alabama Chief Justice and failed Senate candidate Roy Moore claims his $95 million defamation suit against Sacha Baron Cohen doesn’t have to be tried in New York because of…
Dec 13, 2018 9:25 AM CST
Dec 12, 2018 2:50 PM CST
Court TV, the network that ran live coverage of the O.J. Simpson trial, is planning to be back on the air in May 2019.
Katz Networks announced plans to revive…
Dec 11, 2018 7:15 AM CST
“Show me the money!” After navigating the ups and downs of being an agent, Darren Heitner pursued another avenue that combined his love of negotiation and athletics: sports law. With…
Nov 20, 2018 4:05 PM CST
Olympic gold medalist Nancy Hogshead-Makar backed a new law that requires Olympics governing bodies to try to prevent the sexual, physical and emotional abuse of amateur athletes.
Nov 1, 2018 1:00 AM CDT
Terri Carmichael Jackson recalled leading the Women’s National Basketball Players Association during a panel on Social Activism and Freedom of Speech in Sports at the ABA Annual Meeting.
Oct 1, 2018 12:40 AM CDT
A Los Angeles judge ruled on Tuesday that actor Johnny Depp can void an oral contract with his former lawyer because California law requires contingency agreements to be put in…
Aug 30, 2018 6:00 AM CDT
Aug 23, 2018 6:05 AM CDTTerri Carmichael Jackson was named director of operations for the Women’s National Basketball Players’ Association, the WNBA’s players union. She recalled the time as a bumpy introduction to the job during a Friday morning panel titled "The Right (or Not) to Take a Knee: Social Activism and Freedom of Speech in Sports" at the ABA Annual Meeting in Chicago.
Aug 3, 2018 2:27 PM CDT
A class action suit against the Pop Warner youth football league on safety concerns stands to be the first lawsuit to go to trial.
Aug 1, 2018 2:40 AM CDT
Attorneys who have been in the limelight say it’s important to be aware of the challenges that come with representing celebrities and how missteps can impact their reputation and yours.
Aug 1, 2018 2:20 AM CDT