Michael L. Buckner, an attorney with the Michael L. Buckner Law Firm, was quoted in the following media articles and posts on a range of issues during the past week:
“Pay for play could be disastrous”, FoxSports.com (July 25, 2011) (Author: Lisa Horne): Mr. Buckner provided a legal analysis on whether federal law permits the formation of a student-athlete union, as well as the impact of collective-bargaining would have on college sports.
“What to do about social media? Colleges tackle how to monitor what athletes are saying”, The Birmingham News (July 24, 2011) (Author: Jon Solomon): Mr. Buckner discusses the legal and compliance issues relating to student-athletes’ use of social-media.
“Attorney assesses Tech’s chances with NCAA”, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Blog (July 22, 2011) (Author: Ken Sugiura): Mr. Buckner examines the Georgia Tech enforcement case and the institution’s chances on appeal.
“Tech plans to appeal NCAA ruling”, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (July 21, 2011) (Author: Ken Sugiura): Mr. Buckner examines the Georgia Tech enforcement case and the institution’s chances on appeal.
Mr. Buckner advises universities on NCAA enforcement, compliance and internal investigation issues.