On June 16, 2013, Claire Zovko, of-counsel to the Buckner Law Firm appeared as a guest on Sports Law Chat to discuss the new NCAA infractions process. During the Chat, Zovko discussed the new tiered penalty structure, the new composition of the Committee on Infractions, the expectations for and the rationale behind the new program and other changes that will be implemented effective August 1, 2013.
Sports Law Chat (#SLChat) is a Twitter Chat committed to providing informed discussions on relevant topics in sports law featuring attorneys who practice in the field. The goal is to present facts, the law and all sides of the argument so that an informed discussion can follow. The full transcript of Zovko’s appearance can be found here.
In continuation of Zovko’s appearance, Michael Buckner Law Firm senior counsel Justin Sievert will appear on Sports Law Chat on June 23, 2013, at 8:00 EST. Sievert will go in-depth on the new head coach monitoring requirement, discuss potential issues involving the new process and offer best practices to parties represented in the process. The Chat can be followed at #SLChat.