Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Journal

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    Diverse opinions contribute to the vitality of the law, and for every topic there are many issues to be addressed. The Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Journal is a forum for ideas and a repository for legal analyses and theories. The EASL Journal presents topics that EASL attorneys address on a daily basis, and provides comprehensive overviews of both large issues that affect a majority of the EASL Section membership and analyses of more specific issues that affect only a few. In addition to contributions from practicing attorneys, the EASL Journal accepts articles from laypersons involved with issues that affect many in the EASL fields. Edited by Elissa D. Hecker, Esq., the EASL Journal is published three times a year by the Entertainment, Art and Sports Law Section and distributed to Section members free of charge.

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  • Table of Contents Current Issue

    SPRING 2016

    Remarks from the Chair
    (Diane Krausz)

    Editor’s Note
    (Elissa D. Hecker)

    Pro Bono Update

    Law Student Initiative Writing Contest

    The Phil Cowan Memorial/BMI Scholarship

    NYSBA Guidelines for Obtaining MCLE Credit for Writing

    New York State Bar Association
    Memorandum in Support: Proposed Legislation to Exempt Attorneys from the Licensing Requirements of the Theatrical Employment Agencies


    Our Bums
    (David Krell)

    The Google Book Project Is Here to Stay
    (Joel L. Hecker)

    Strike One…You’re Out! An Analysis of Whether College Athletes Possess a First Amendment Right to Strike
    (Eric D. Bentley)

    Flo & Eddie Strike Back: Public Performance Rights in Pre-1976 Sound Recordings
    (Noah Drake)

    New York State Bar Association Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section Annual Meeting Program

    Regulation of Bute and Lasix in New York State
    (Bennett Liebman)

    Refereeing Injuries in Professional Contact Sports: Should Misconduct Be Officiated in the Court or On It?
    (Eryhn Won)

    Resolution Alley: Solving Fair Use Disputes Through Mediation and Early Neutral Evaluation
    (Theodore K. Cheng)

    Entertainment Immigration: A Questionable Use of H-1B Visas Is Both a Distraction and an Offense
    (Michael Cataliotti)

    Should the Russian Federation Control Its National Sports Federations?
    (Sergey Yurlov)

    Krell’s Korner: A Copyright Battle
    (David Krell)