Right of Publicity

Stop Saying That The NCAA Will Now Allow College Athletes To Profit

October 29, 2019 will either be remembered as the day that the NCAA signified a major shift in its position on whether college athletes should receive compensation in exchange for the commercial use of their names, images and likenesses, or it won’t. The bottom-line is that it is far too early to tell what the […]

First Amendment

Fox Fights Discovery

The following article was written by Cyle Kiger. Paying student-athletes is a double edged sword that is an issue growing rapidly.  Collegiate athletes are, admittedly, exploited in many types of media.  In this case, Bill Russell and Oscar Robertson claim that Collegiate Licensing Co. (a partner of the NCAA) and Electronic Arts used their “names, images […]

Constitutional Law Headline

First Amendment Challenge to Banning Student-Athletes From Using Twitter

French Englightenment writer, historian and philosopher François-Marie Arouet (also known as Voltaire) once stated, “I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.”  If Voltaire were alive today, he would likely be very displeased that many institutions of higher education are banning certain groups of athletes from […]