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Trade, Sports & Professional Associations
19 ABA Journal Trade, Sports & Professional Associations articles.
People in high-pressure occupations often find themselves in dangerous situations. Sometimes that danger rears its head via emotional exhaustion, mental health issues or physical outbursts of aggression. When individuals spend…
Sep 22, 2021 10:04 AM CDT
The National Football League just kicked off its new season. The opening week’s games were played against a backdrop of widespread legalized sports wagering. The Wall Street Journal recently reported that the activity, which is permissible in 32 states and the District of Columbia, is poised to generate revenue of about $4 billion in the U.S. this year.
Sep 14, 2021 3:03 PM CDT
The litigator who led a National Football League investigation into sexual harassment at the Washington Football Team is denying a claim by the team’s general counsel that she used “trickery” to learn the details of a 2009 confidential settlement, according to redacted legal filings unsealed Wednesday.
Sep 9, 2021 12:32 PM CDT
A federal appeals court on Wednesday ruled in favor of plaintiffs who alleged that spectators using wheelchairs at T-Mobile Park, the home of the Seattle Mariners Major League Baseball team, had inadequate sightlines under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Sep 3, 2021 9:14 AM CDT
I was an athlete when I was younger, playing baseball and football all through school. Even now, I still love the mental and emotional clarity physical activity brings. More than that, though, sports allow me to set aside time to share a common bond with the ones near my heart but distant in location. I cherish the group FaceTime calls with my pops and cousins (who live in Texas) as we complain about the Dallas Cowboys on a beautiful fall afternoon, for example.
Jun 10, 2021 12:20 PM CDT
Atlanta business group sues MLB for moving All-Star Game
Job Creators Network, a conservative organization that represents small businesses, is suing Major League Baseball for moving the July All-Star Game…
Jun 2, 2021 3:16 PM CDT
March Madness is over for one more year, and I will miss it. It is not as if I know a lot about basketball, and I can hear my son say, “Mom, why are you writing about basketball?” He knows I never played the game, and Title IX came much too late for me. But that does not keep me from being a devoted fan.
Apr 27, 2021 10:49 AM CDT
Just days before the March Madness tournament crowns a champion, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in a high-stakes battle between the National Collegiate Athletic Association and a legal class of student-athletes from the top revenue-producing sports of football and men’s and women’s basketball.
Mar 25, 2021 2:01 PM CDT
Judge tosses challenge to ‘race-norming’ in dementia tests
U.S. District Judge Anita Brody of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has dismissed a lawsuit challenging “race-norming” in dementia tests used to…
Mar 9, 2021 3:03 PM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to consider whether restrictions on compensation for college athletes violate federal antitrust law.
Dec 16, 2020 2:03 PM CST
The managing partner of the South Florida law firm Ford, Dean & Rotundo has been charged with asking a former NFL player to pay off his clients to change their testimony in a robbery case.
Nov 18, 2020 3:29 PM CST
Only 4 BigLaw firms get ‘A’ ratings in climate change fight
A group called Law Students for Climate Accountability is giving an ‘A’ grade to only four large law firms…
Oct 2, 2020 4:25 PM CDT
Top state court criticizes disciplined former justice
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Tuesday criticized Cynthia Baldwin, a former justice, after she said an affidavit, if true, shows “bias and vindictiveness”…
Sep 10, 2020 4:39 PM CDT
Every attorney has faced the proverbial Monday morning quarterback at some point. If you’ve never heard the term before, it usually indicates a person who critiques an event, situation or decision after the fact.
Aug 27, 2020 9:36 AM CDT
Alaska attorney general resigns after text messages disclosed
Alaska Attorney General Kevin Clarkson has resigned after a news investigation found that he sent more than 550 text messages in March…
Aug 26, 2020 4:36 PM CDT
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