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Fumbling Away The Season: Will The Expiration Of The Nfl-Nflpa Cba Result In The Loss Of The 2011 Season?, Jeffrey F. Levine, Bram A. Maravent Jun 2010

Fumbling Away The Season: Will The Expiration Of The Nfl-Nflpa Cba Result In The Loss Of The 2011 Season?, Jeffrey F. Levine, Bram A. Maravent

Fordham Intellectual Property, Media and Entertainment Law Journal

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Entertainment Law - The Specter Of Malpractice Claims And Disciplinary Actions, John Sahl Apr 2010

Entertainment Law - The Specter Of Malpractice Claims And Disciplinary Actions, John Sahl

Akron Law Faculty Publications

There is significant risk today that lawyers will become the target of a disciplinary or legal malpractice action, especially given the complexity of the law and advances in technology that reduce the amount of time that lawyers have to reflect about client matters. This risk is heightened by the increased competition in the bar to deliver legal services in a cost-effective manner, the sophistication of clients who expect competent, efficient and reasonably priced services, and the litigious nature of consumers. The risk is further exacerbated by the ever-changing methods and rules for electronic communication and the storage of information. The …


Entertainment Law - The Specter Of Malpractice Claims And Disciplinary Actions, John Sahl Jan 2010

Entertainment Law - The Specter Of Malpractice Claims And Disciplinary Actions, John Sahl

John Sahl

There is significant risk today that lawyers will become the target of a disciplinary or legal malpractice action, especially given the complexity of the law and advances in technology that reduce the amount of time that lawyers have to reflect about client matters. This risk is heightened by the increased competition in the bar to deliver legal services in a cost-effective manner, the sophistication of clients who expect competent, efficient and reasonably priced services, and the litigious nature of consumers. The risk is further exacerbated by the ever-changing methods and rules for electronic communication and the storage of information. The …


Anatomy Of The First Public International Sports Arbitration And The Future Of Public Arbitration After Usada V. Floyd Landis, Maureen A. Weston Prof. Dec 2009

Anatomy Of The First Public International Sports Arbitration And The Future Of Public Arbitration After Usada V. Floyd Landis, Maureen A. Weston Prof.

Maureen A Weston

Mere weeks after American professional cyclist Floyd Landis seemingly won the 2006 Tour de France, the United States Anti-Doping Association (USADA), under the authority granted to it by the U.S. Congress, and through its enforcement of the World Anti-Doping Code (WADC), accused him of having committed doping violations during the race. Landis vehemently denied these allegations, and accused the French laboratory that had performed the testing of his post-race samples, the Laboratoire National du Depistage du Dopage (LNDD), of bias and misconduct in his case.

Under USADA rules, an American athlete accused of doping may request an arbitration hearing before …