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Supreme Court Strikes Down Federal Ban on Sports Betting

• The Supreme Court in Murphy v. NCAA ruled 7-2 that a federal law prohibiting states from authorizing sports betting violated the constitutional rule that the federal government may not “commandeer” the states. • The...more

New Court of Arbitration for Art to Launch in June, Offers Exciting Opportunity for the Art Market

by Sullivan & Worcester on

The recent announcement of the launch of the Court of Arbitration for Art (CAA) is exciting and intriguing news. There is nothing peculiar to the art market or the art world about the existence of disputes—any businessperson...more

For adults only: A peep at immoral and scandalous marks in the US

The landmark case, Matal v. Tam, forever altered the innocence of the trademark landscape. The case, interestingly enough, involved a musical group wanting to trademark a seemingly disparaging mark. ...more

Three Point Shot - May 2018

by Proskauer Rose LLP on

Welcome to Three Point Shot, a newsletter brought to you by the Sports Law Group at Proskauer. Three Point Shot brings you the latest in sports law-related news and provides you with links to related materials. Your feedback,...more

New Abuse Prevention Requirements for Youth & Amateur Sports

by Taylor English Duma LLP on

The scandal in the USA Gymnastics program that came to light in 2017 recently prompted Congress to do what legislators do and pass a new law. As of February 2018, many youth sports leagues have new requirements for the...more

Are Your Personality Rights Protected?

by Field Law on

The present day is marked by the propagation of cameras in nearly every device and the ability to instantaneously share and spread photos and information. The result has been to make it exceedingly difficult for individuals...more

The State AG Report Weekly Update May 2018 #3

by Cozen O'Connor on

2018 AG Elections- Idaho and Nebraska Primaries Confirm Nominations of Uncontested Candidates- Idaho and Nebraska both held primaries on May 15, 2018, for numerous federal and statewide offices, including state Attorney...more

Supreme Court Strikes Down Federal Sports Gambling Law

On Monday, the Supreme Court opened the door for states across the country to authorize sports gambling within their borders—a decision that could have a dramatic effect in the world of sports and potentially weaken the...more

3D Printing Quarterly Report - Q1 2018

by Benesch on

African labs build 3D printers from e-waste - Two labs in African nations have built 3D printers out of e-waste. Staff at WoeLab in Togo, a community tech hub and inventor/entrepreneur network, built a 3D printer in 2013...more

Supreme Court Opens Door to Legalized Sports Betting

by Womble Bond Dickinson on

On May 14, the United States Supreme Court struck down a federal law that effectively prohibited states from legalizing sports betting. The Court’s decision breaks Nevada’s monopoly on sports betting and will empower state...more

Bet on It: Supreme Court Clears Path for States to Legalize Sports Gambling

by Jones Day on

Since 1992, the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act ("PASPA"), 28 U.S.C. § 3702, has, among other things, made it unlawful for U.S. states (with the exception of Nevada and three other "grandfathered" states) to...more

Supreme Court Allows States to Parlay Laws Into Moneyline of Sports Betting

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

The U.S. Supreme Court this week struck down a federal law that prohibits most states from allowing gambling on competitive sporting events. The Court's May 14 ruling in Murphy v. NCAA has significant potential implications...more

New Jersey’s Gamble Pays Off as Supreme Court Rules Federal Prohibition on Sports Betting Unconstitutional

by K&L Gates LLP on

In a 6–3 decision that will have major implications for the multibillion-dollar sports betting industry, the U.S. Supreme Court invalidated a 1992 federal law barring states from legalizing sports gambling. The ruling...more

Can Congress Do Something Right? The Music Modernization Act And Why It Matters

by Fox Rothschild LLP on

The House of Representatives unanimously passed the Music Modernization Act last week by a vote of 415-0! Imagine our divided Congress passing anything with no opposition. This is actually not uncommon with music industry...more

The U.S. Supreme Court Legalizes Sports Betting

by Hodgson Russ LLP on

In a historic ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court declared Monday that the 1992 federal Professional Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) is unconstitutional. This law had barred the states - with a handful of exceptions - from...more

Advanced Copyright Issues on the Internet

by Fenwick & West LLP on

Over the years, the Internet has become the basic foundational infrastructure for the global movement of data of all kinds. With continued growth at a phenomenal rate, the Internet has moved from a quiet means of...more

Churchill Downs Seeks En Banc Review of Big Fish Decision

Churchill Downs has filed a Petition For Rehearing En Banc, seeking to overturn the Ninth Circuit decision in the Big Fish case. As we previously reported, The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a district court’s...more

Supreme Court Opens the Door for States to Legalize Sports Betting

by White and Williams LLP on

On May 14, 2018, the United States Supreme Court issued an opinion with nationwide ramifications that could create a potentially massive new industry. In Murphy v. National Collegiate Athletic Association, the Court found...more

US Supreme Court Opens Door to Sports Betting

On May 15, 2018, in a watershed decision, the United States Supreme Court struck down a federal law – the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (“PASPA”), 28 U.S.C. § 3701 et seq. – which governed gambling on sports...more

Supreme Court Paves the Way to Sports Wagering

by Genova Burns LLC on

In a victory for states’ rights and sports fans looking to cash in on their insight, the Supreme Court ruled today in favor of allowing states to determine whether to legalize sports wagering in Murphy v. NCAA. Writing for...more

Daily Fantasy Sports is a Skill Game, We Have a Study to Prove It

by Verrill Dana LLP on

As the esteemed Secretary of Defense under two presidents has said: Reports that say something hasn’t happened are always interesting to me, because as we know, there are known knowns; there are things we know we know. We...more

New rules of migration registration in connection with the holding of the 2018 FIFA World Cup

by Dentons on

We advise you of the following important changes affecting foreign citizens' stay and residence in Russia in connection with the holding of the 2018 FIFA World Cup....more

Understanding The Implications of Murphy v. NCAA

The Supreme Court’s seminal decision in Murphy v. NCAA (formerly known as Christie v. NCAA) removes the federal ban on sports betting and returns to the states the ability to regulate sports betting. Some may believe the...more

U.S. Supreme Court Decision Clears Way for Sports Wagering and Possibly Esports Wagering in Pennsylvania

The U.S. Supreme Court has struck down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (PASPA). PASPA specifically prohibited any government or individual from operating, sponsoring or licensing a gambling or...more

SCOTUS declares PASPA unconstitutional; states are free to legalize sports betting

by DLA Piper on

Finding violations of anticommandeering principles articulated in Tenth Amendment jurisprudence, the Supreme Court of the United States has overturned the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, 28 U.S.C. §3702 et...more

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