Sports & Entertainment Law Section

March 8, 2016
Erin Andrews Awarded $55 Million in Damages

A Tennessee jury has awarded sportscaster Erin Andrews $55 million in damages in her lawsuit against a Nashville Marriott regarding a nude video taken by a stalker from an adjoining room and later posted to the internet.

February 22, 2016
NASCAR Announces New Charter System

NASCAR and its team owners joined together for a press conference in Charlotte to announce a long-term agreement, including a new Charter system.

February 9, 2016
Indy Signs Multiyear Deal for NFL Combine

Indianapolis signed a multiyear deal to keep the NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium through 2020.

February 1, 2016
Proposed Bill Would Regulate Daily Fantasy Sports

In a bill proposed in the 2016 Indiana legislative session, Indiana hopes to buck the trend regarding daily fantasy sports.

February 1, 2016
Bill Watch, Feb. 1, 2016: Current Sports & Entertainment Law Legislation of Note

The IndyBar Legislative Committee is currently monitoring the following sports and entertainment law related legislation.

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The mission of the IndyBar's Sports & Entertainment Law Section is to promote the objects of the Association within the field of sports and entertainment law. To that end, it shall be the purposes of this section: (1) to concern itself with every aspect of the ethical practice of sports and entertainment law; (2) to become familiar with and get involved with current sports and entertainment events and issues in the State of Indiana; (3) to study, report upon and recommend improvements to legislation, whether federal or state, pertaining to the section's concerns; (4) to bring together members of the Association interested in sports and entertainment law and to confer upon the various issues in these areas; and (5) to promote the legal education of members of the Association and the public by sponsoring meetings, institutes and conferences and by preparing and publishing articles concerning sports and entertainment law.
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Patrick Reilly

A Message from the Section Chair

“Welcome. The Sports & Entertainment Law Section focuses on a wide variety of legal and business issues related to the sports, arts and entertainment industries. Members of this Section include sports and entertainment lawyers in a variety of fields, including transactional and litigation lawyers, in-house counsel, and lawyers in private practice, as well as faculty members and students of Indiana University’s Robert H. McKinney School of Law.

Section members receive invitations to presentations, CLE programs and events relating to issues of interest to our members, which cater to all professionals, not just practitioners. The Section also serves as a forum for sports and entertainment lawyers to network and share their knowledge and experience. If you are not already a member, we encourage you to join this valuable section.”

Patrick Reilly - 2016 Sports & Entertainment Law Section Chairs - Faegre Baker Daniels LLP

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