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Wacky Cases, Sports Edition, Part 2

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This is pure heaven – combining sports and the law! Not since someone discovered the utopian pleasure of combining peanut butter and chocolate has such a combination been so heavenly inspired. This is a series on what happens with athletes call their attorneys. And this past year brought the mother of all wacky sports cases – Deflategate! Who knew that the inflation level of footballs could would top the worlds problems for 2015! Well, believe it or not, but this case turns on some significant legal issues, including the scope of a arbitrator’s award. If an attorney wants to handle sports related cases, from injuries caused to spectators, to criminal repercussions for athlete’s statements, to lawsuits against a team for violating the rules of the sport, this class offers practical tips, and a few laughs along the way.

Instructions: To start this course please click on “Video 1”. The course is broken up into four 15 minute segments (for 1 hour courses) or four 30 minute segments (for 2 hour courses). You must complete each video segment in order to move on to the next. At some point in the video, there will be a passcode spoken and displayed on the screen, please write this passcode down, as you will need to enter it at the end of CLE to verify attendance.

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