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U.S. Supreme Court unlikely to fully opine on NIL in NCAA v. Alston

$5,980: The maximum amount a college athlete is allowed to receive under current NCAA regulations. The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments last week challenging this limit in the NCAA’s appeal of the 9th Circuit’s ruling of Alston v.… Read More
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Why NCAA v. Alston has limited effect on NIL Legislation in Congress

$5,980. This is the NCAA’s limit on academic graduation cash and awards. The NCAA’s appeal of the 9th Circuit’s ruling in Alston v. NCAA reached U.S. Supreme Court oral argument this week. The NCAA had to regret this appeal with all… Read More
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How the Biden Administration's Big Tech Decision Directly Impacts the NCAA and NIL

Former President Trump’s top antitrust assistant U.S. Attorney Makan Delrahim cautioned that the NCAA’s approach to NIL “may raise concerns under antitrust laws.” The new U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) antitrust leader is li… Read More
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Attorney O'Keefe Secures Trademark for PWRFWD

I am quite proud to have helped PWRFWD protect their intellectual property through securing this trademark from the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Read More
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Tomorrow's Election and College Athletes Rights

In anticipation the presidential election the eyes of the world turn to the United States. A variety of pressing social, governmental, and personal issues steer voters’ black Sharpies to specific political parties and candidates. The future of… Read More
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New NH Law Requires 10-year Waiting Period to Annul Domestic Violence Convictions

New Hampshire domestic violence convictions have joined DWI convictions requiring those impacted to wait 10 years prior to filing a petition to annul. in RSA 265-A:21 provides no annulment petition may be filed for 10 years after the completion of on… Read More
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New Law Requires Medication-Assisted Treatment for Inmates

On July 29, 2020, New Hampshire Governor Sununu signed HB 1639 in to law requiring prisoners to be screened for and provided medication-assisted treatment. The broader bill expands coverage because it provides this screening and treatment to all oppo… Read More
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Senate Judiciary Committee Again Criticizes NCAA's Proposed NIL Reform

The NCAA sought Congress’s assistance to thwart the spread of NIL legislation after California passed the Fair Pay to Play Act. The NCAA argued that a patchwork of different bills from different states comprising hundreds of institutions would… Read More
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Categories: Sports Law

NH Court Access Changes Tomorrow

Happy Memorial Day and thank you to all our Veterans. Effective May 26, 2020, the New Hampshire Supreme Court issued new orders following Governor Sununu’s continuation of the declared state of emergency under RSA 4.45. This order will continue… Read More
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Inmate Releases due to COVID-19 Concerns Further Highlights Arbitrary Incarceration

The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic dominates our lives and the news cycle. Social distancing, a foreign concept just weeks ago, is an every day reality. But for many in jail and prison it is impossible. The Wall Street Journal published this article o… Read More
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