Vol. 14, No. 1, September 2011

Entertainment and Sports Law

[Updated 7/09/12]


ABA Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries

The American Bar Association’s Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries educates lawyers on the legal aspects of these industries. The Forum holds several programs throughout the year including an annual meeting and smaller symposiums around the country. If you click on the link for Events & CLE you can find incredibly informative materials from past educational programs and symposiums. You can also read articles from The Entertainment and Sports Lawyer, a quarterly publication by the forum, by clicking on the Publications tab and clicking on the link for the newsletter.  

The Hollywood Reporter, ESQ.

The Hollywood Reporter, ESQ., (abbreviated THR ESQ) is the entertainment law blog of The Hollywood Reporter, a trade publication for the entertainment industry. The blog provides breaking legal and entertainment law news and analysis. With features such as the periodic Hollywood Docket, which reports on the most up-to-date entertainment law news and court decisions, this blog is a must-read for anyone seeking to keep their finger on the pulse of current entertainment law issues.

Sports Law Blog

The Sports Law Blog discusses legal and business issues on all matters related to the world of sports. Honored by Fast Company as one of the three best sports business blogs, and by the American Bar Association as a Top 100 Law blog, this blog is sure to appeal to both sports fans and law students. This blog is a great source with posts that often contain links and information on upcoming sports law panels and recent law review articles on sports.

Cardozo Arts and Entertainment Law Journal

The Cardozo Arts and Entertainment Law Journal is a publication of the Cardozo School of Law. The journal publishes articles on a wide variety of topics relevant to the fields of art and entertainment while discussing the latest issues facing the entertainment and sports industries in the symposia they host. On the right-hand side of the webpage you can find links to the articles featured in the current issue, and if you click the issues tab at the top of the page you will find an archive of earlier issues. 

Entertainment Law Digest

Entertainment Law Digest is a publication of Courthouse News Service, a newswire targeting an audience of law firms. The reports and stories are prepared by journalists of Courthouse News Service, unlike many other internet publishers which just aggregate news stories from around the web. Beyond original reporting, Entertainment Law Digest stories often have accompanying links to court documents and other legal memoranda connected to the latest entertainment law story. 

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