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Michael L. Buckner, Esquire

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Buckner Releases New Issue of World Sports Legal Update Newsletter

Buckner, a higher-education and sports law firm, has published the third quarter 2014 issue of World Sports Legal Update newsletter. Topics in this issue of the newsletter include: Lessons from Sports Arbitrations: Campbell-Brown v. JAAA & IAAF Olympic Charter Review: Medical Care and Health of Athletes International Dispute Resolution within FIBA Six Best Practices to Enhance … Continue reading

FIFA’s Luis Suarez Investigation: Evidence-Collection Procedures

The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) announced on June 24, 2014, according to ESPN.com., “it will investigate the Luis Suarez alleged biting incident with Liverpool’s Uruguayan striker.” ESPN.com also contends Suarez is “likely to face a lengthy ban if found guilty.” According to a video of the match, Suarez appeared to bite Italy’s Giorgio … Continue reading

World Cup Eve for the USNMT: A New York Times Feature on Jurgen Klinsmann

As American soccer fans (new and old) wait for the United States national men’s soccer team’s first Group G match in the 2014 FIFA World Cup against Ghana (which takes place Monday, June 16, 2014, 6:00 PM; Estádio das Dunas, Natal), a good read on the team’s coach, Jurgen Klinsmann, was featured in the The … Continue reading

SI.com’s Feature on Possible Legal Strategies for Sterling and the NBA

Sports Illustrated.com’s Michael McCann authored a summary of the legal strategies the National Basketball Association (NBA) and Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling might pursue in the legal fight being pursued by Sterling. McCann’s article can be found by clicking here. If Sterling maintains the lawsuit (and does not reach a settlement with the involved … Continue reading

Update on the FIFA Investigation into the 2022 Qatar World Cup Vote

Several media agencies are reporting the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) chief investigator, Michael Garcia, is reviewing allegations that FIFA executive committee members were provided expense-paid trips and gifts prior to the vote for the 2022 World Cup finals, which was awarded to Qatar. Specifically, according to The Telegraph, Garcia, who has been conducting … Continue reading

Sterling Files 32-Page Response to NBA Charges

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, in a 32-page document, responded on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, to the NBA’s charges to terminate his ownership of the franchise. Sterling’s move takes place while his wife, Shelly Sterling, continues her efforts to sell the Clippers. Sterling’s wife claims to possess an agreement with him to sell the … Continue reading

Buckner Releases New Issue of High-School Sports Best Practices Alert Newsletter

Buckner, a higher-education and sports law firm, has published the second quarter 2014 issue of High-School Sports Best Practices Alert newsletter. Topics in this issue of the newsletter include: Gender Equity Planning at the High School Level, Part II Legal Update: High School Athletic Associations and Public Records Laws Did You Know?: FHSAA Bylaws and Policies, Part … Continue reading

Buckner Releases New Issue of Higher-Ed and College Sports Best Practices Alert Newsletter

Buckner, a higher-education and sports law firm, has published the second quarter 2014 issue of Higher-Ed and College Athletics Best Practices Alert newsletter. Topics in this issue of the newsletter include: Title IX Update: OCR Q&A on Title IX and Sexual Violence Title IX Refresher: Key Considerations in Gender-Equity Planning What is a “Failure to Monitor”?: … Continue reading

SI.com’s Feature on the Sterling Investigation and Legal Issues Facing the NBA

Sports Illustrated.com’s Michael McCann authored a great summary on the legal issues facing the National Basketball Association (NBA) and Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling concerning alleged racist comments made by Sterling and captured on an audiotape. Specifically, McCann analyzing various issues the NBA will have to consider during and after its investigation, including: confirming … Continue reading

Northwestern-Athlete Union Issue: Primer on Terms and Concepts, Part II

On April 9, 2014, Northwestern University filed an appeal to the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) regarding the decision of the agency’s district office, which determined the institution’s scholarship football student-athletes are employees who can unionize. According to the Wall Street Journal, the institution’s appeal stated NLRB regional director Peter Sung Ohr’s “decision overlooked or … Continue reading

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