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Mississippi Sports Law Review Annual Symposium

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October 11, 2013
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Room 1078/The University of Mississippi School of Law


Mississippi Sports Law Review

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Who Can Attend?: Anybody, Students – All, Faculty, Staff, Alumni, General Public


The highlight of this year’s symposium will be a panel discussion between distinguished sports law professionals—practitioners and professors alike—regarding one of the most highly debated sports law issues, amateurism.  The symposium, titled Amateurism and the Future of the NCAA, will address the issues surrounding the high-profile class action lawsuit commonly referred to as the Ed O’Bannon case.  The outcome of this case could potentially change the national landscape of college athletics and the NCAA as a whole.

The Review is proud to host five prominent members of the sports law community for this year’s panel.  The panelists include:  Richard Karcher, Professor and Director of the Center for Law and Sports at Florida Coastal School of Law; William King, Partner at Lightfoot, Franklin & White, LLC in Birmingham, Alabama; Jason Levien, Chief Executive Officer of the Memphis Grizzlies; Matthew Mitten, Director of the National Sports Law Institute and L.L.M. program in Sports Law at Marquette University Law School; and Maureen Weston, Professor and Director of the Entertainment Media and Sports Dispute Resolution Project at Pepperdine Law School.

The event is free and open to the public.  Two hours of Mississippi CLE credit will be available for attending practitioners.