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Florida Increases School Obligations Under the New Educator Conduct Act

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After unanimous approval by both Florida’s Senate and House, Governor Ron DeSantis signed the Educator Conduct Act on June 21, amending several sections of the state’s K-20 Education Code and imposing new statutory...more

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Coronavirus: The Hill and the Headlines, June 2021

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In Washington: Senate Parliamentarian Elizabeth MacDonough has ruled that the Senate can only discharge one more automatic budget reconciliation this year, upending Democrat’s strategy to sidestep Republicans in advancing...more

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Nontraditional Paths to a Career in Appellate Law | Mia Lorick | Texas Appellate Law Podcast

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Traditionally, the path to appellate practice often came through a judicial clerkship. But, in recent years, lawyers have worked to forge alternative routes. Mia Lorick, a partner at Locke Lord in Houston, is one of those...more

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State Name, Image, And Likeness Laws With July 1st Effective Dates Continue To Grow

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The race to enact Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) legislation moves forward on a state-by-state basis while the NCAA continues to hold its promised formal NIL legislation in abeyance while awaiting one of several federal...more

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Mississippi Student-Athletes Name, Image, And Likeness Law Awaits Governor’s Signature

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Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves is expected to make Mississippi the seventh state to enact name, image, and likeness (NIL) legislation. When signed, the Mississippi Intercollegiate Athletics Compensation Rights Act will...more

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Gold Dome Report — Legislative Day 36

The General Assembly kicked off the penultimate week of the 2021 Legislative Session early this morning with a number of committee meetings preceding early afternoon convenings of both chambers. Perhaps the most watched of...more

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

Gold Dome Report — Legislative Day 34

There was green aplenty under the Gold Dome today, but the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow remains to be seen as Senate budget writers still deliberate the final touches on their version of the FY 2022 Budget. The House...more

Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC

Can being accused of a crime affect my college scholarship?

Being accused of a crime can be a scary event for anyone. For college students, however, the potential threat of a criminal conviction can mean the difference between graduating and not graduating. As student defense...more

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Gold Dome Report — Committee Day

The General Assembly was in adjournment today, but lawmakers and lobbyists were watching attentively the action in Room 341 this morning. There, beginning at 7:30 a.m., House appropriators began slowly revealing their...more

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

Gold Dome Report — Committee Day

Although the General Assembly was in adjournment today, legislative committees were hard at work. With less than 24 hours remaining for propositions to emerge from committee in the Senate and still be considered this year,...more

Jackson Lewis P.C.

UPDATE: Sixth Federal NIL Bill Proposed By Kansas Senator Jerry Moran; Senator Booker Comments On Status of College Athlete Bill...

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Amateur Athletes Protection and Compensation Act. The Amateur Athletes Protection and Compensation Act of 2021 (Protection Act), the sixth federal proposal governing student-athlete name, image, and likeness (NIL)...more

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Gold Dome Report — Legislative Day 23

Whew! The pace is becoming fever pitched as lawmakers push toward crossover day! Sports betting remains a hot topic - both on the Floor and in committee. We report more on that below. Yet, Georgia’s management of the pandemic...more

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Iowa 2021 Legislative Report - Week 2

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Update: On Monday, January 25, the Governor introduced another bill, SSB1065, which establishes a student first scholarship program for certain pupils attending nonpublic schools. The legislature did not meet on Monday in...more

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UPDATE: Michigan Joins Growing Number Of States Granting Name, Image, Likeness Rights To Collegiate Student-Athletes

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Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s signature on House Bill 5217 and House Bill 5218 will allow Michigan student-athletes to earn financial compensation from the use of their name, image, and likeness and authorize the...more

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The Proposed “College Athletes Bill Of Rights” Joins Growing Number Of Federal Bills On Student-Athlete Rights

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Shortly after the Supreme Court granted certiorari to consider the Ninth Circuit’s ruling that the NCAA violated federal anti-trust laws by illegally limiting the value of athletic scholarships, new federal legislation has...more

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Supreme Court Grants Certiorari To Consider NCAA’s Request To Review Ninth Circuit Anti-Trust Ruling

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While the legal focus on college athletics has been on the impending expansion of name, image, and likeness rights for NCAA student athletes, prompted in part by State and Federal legislative proposals, the Supreme Court has...more

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Grants to Individuals: An Underused Grantmaking Technique

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Many grantmakers are unaware, but private foundations can make direct grants to individuals to further the private foundation’s exempt purpose. Private foundations often focus their grantmaking programs on making grants to...more

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Comparison of Private Foundation and Donor Advised Fund

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Formation - Requires formation of a new corporation or trust; must apply for IRS exempt status. Simple application and donor advised fund agreement with sponsoring organization. ...more

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Campus Crossroads: When the business of college athletics meets the law of Title IX

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The Coronavirus Pandemic sent colleges and universities scrambling to make decisions regarding how to deliver their academic offerings to students, with some welcoming students back to campus this fall, some transitioning to...more

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The Ripple Effects of COVID-19 on NCAA Athletics and Eligibility

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In early August, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Board of Governors issued requirements for fall sports, simultaneously directing its member schools and conferences to meet these requirements in order to...more

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A new Supreme Court case makes EdChoice challenges more difficult

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On June 30, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its opinion in Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue, which has potential ramifications for public schools across the country that are losing money when students attend...more

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Law School Toolbox Podcast Episode 256: Tips for Applying to Law School (w/Anna Ivey)

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Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we have admissions consultant Anna Ivey back with us to talk about the expectations and reality of the law school application process.  In this episode we discuss: ...more

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U.S. Supreme Court Holds That Prohibiting Government Aid to Private, Religious Schools Runs Afoul of the Constitution

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Recently, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue, which held that a State’s decision to bar aid to religious schools violates the Free Exercise Clause of the U.S. Constitution....more

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U.S. Supreme Court Decision in Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue Confirms Availability of Municipal Bond Financing for...

Historically, the ability of a governmental conduit issuer to issue bonds to facilitate a financing for a religious organization or a religiously affiliated school, university, senior housing facility or other nonprofit...more

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US Supreme Court Landmark Decision Prohibits States from Limiting Aid to Religious Schools That is Available to Secular Schools

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In another high-profile 5-4 decision, the majority of the United States Supreme Court ruled on June 30 in Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue that Montana’s Supreme Court violated the U.S. Constitution when it struck...more

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