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March 23, 2010

Texas Review of Entertainment and Sports Law to host “The Implications of the NFL and NBA’s Expiring Collective Bargaining Agreements,” March 25, 2010

The Texas Review of Entertainment and Sports Law will host “The Implications of the NFL and NBA’s Expiring Collective Bargaining Agreements,” its first annual symposium on Thursday, March 25, 2010, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. The event will be held in the Eidman Courtroom at the University of Texas School of Law.

Speakers include Lester Munson, senior writer and legal analyst for ESPN, who will speak on “The impact of American Needle v. NFL”; Matthew Parlow, associate professor of law at Marquette University and a member of the National Sports Law Institute, who will speak on “Commissioner Power, Punishment, and NBA/NFL Collective Bargaining”; and Lucas A. “Scot” Powe Jr., the Anne Green Regents Chair in Law at the University of Texas School of Law, who will speak on “NBA and NFL Owners in the Upcoming Negotiations.”

Parlow, Powe, and George Postolos, former president and CEO of the Houston Rockets, will participate in an afternoon panel, “The Future of Collective Bargaining in the NBA and NFL.” The panel will be moderated by Professor David Sokolow of the University of Texas School of Law.

Attendance is free for students and the general public; lunch will be available. The journal is offering 3.25 hours of CLE credit for a fee. Detailed information can be found on the Texas Review of Entertainment and Sports Law’s symposium website.

Contact:

Emeka Anyanwu, Texas Review of Entertainment and Sports Law symposium editor, TRESLsymposium@gmail.com, or 914-588-0697.