Kobe Bryant Law Passed Criminalizing First Responder Misconduct

This post originally appeared in Obiter Dicta. Photo by José Martín Ramírez Carrasco on Unsplash. On Monday, September 28, the Governor of California, Gavin Newsom, approved the Kobe Bryant Act. This invasion of privacy bill moved to make it a criminal office for any emergency responders to take or share unauthorized photos of deceased persons … Continue reading Kobe Bryant Law Passed Criminalizing First Responder Misconduct

Masai Ujiri incident demonstrates how not even success and power can protect you from ridiculous racial profiling

This post originally appeared in Obiter Dicta. Photo by Edgar Chaparro on Unsplash. The night of June 13th, 2019 was supposed to be the greatest night in Masai Ujiri’s professional career. It was the night Ujiri’s Toronto Raptors defeated the Golden State Warriors in Game 6 of the NBA Finals 114-110, to secure the first … Continue reading Masai Ujiri incident demonstrates how not even success and power can protect you from ridiculous racial profiling

Under Armour tells UCLA they want out of $280M Sponsorship Deal

UCLA AD Dan Guerrero (left) & Under Armour Founder Kevin Plank (right) aren’t nearly as happy as they were four years ago. Photo from Daily Bruin In May 2016, Under Armour agreed to a 15-year, $280 million deal with UCLA to become the school’s official sponsor for all athletic apparel and equipment, including $135M in rights fees, … Continue reading Under Armour tells UCLA they want out of $280M Sponsorship Deal

Wiseau Studio, LLC v Harper: Good News for Canadian Filmmakers on Fair Dealing and Documentaries

This post originally appeared on The IPilogue. Photo by Thomas William on Unsplash. Justice Paul Schabas has provided artists in Canada with the most authoritative statement yet on the bounds of fair dealing as it applies to documentary films in releasing his decision in the case of Wiseau Studio, LLC v Harper on April 23, 2020. The … Continue reading Wiseau Studio, LLC v Harper: Good News for Canadian Filmmakers on Fair Dealing and Documentaries

22nd Annual Entertainment & Sports Law ConferenceTickets ON SALE NOW

ESLA's Annual Entertainment & Sports Law Conference is Canada's premier student conference for aspiring industry leaders in entertainment and sports law. Our 22nd annual conference will feature speakers from the legal and business side of film, television, music, and sport. Don't miss this incredible opportunity to learn from the industry's best. Refreshments will be provided. … Continue reading 22nd Annual Entertainment & Sports Law ConferenceTickets ON SALE NOW

Esports – A Ticking Time-Bomb for Match-Fixing

Esports is big business, representing more than a billion-dollar industry, with year-on-year growth over 26% and commanding a global audience of over 450 million that continues to rise each year. What is concerning, however, is that due to its recentness, esports does not possess the same 100 plus years of experience typically afforded by traditional sports … Continue reading Esports – A Ticking Time-Bomb for Match-Fixing

Introducing ESLA’s 1L Representatives!

We are excited to introduce the 1L representatives on this year's ESLA Executive. Stay tuned for the announcement of our first event! Section A:Meghan CarlinMelissa PaglialungaMichael Plastina Section B:Vaughan RawesJeremy WrightLauren O’Donohue Section C:Jordan Kazan BaigriePhoebe Goldig Section D:John Ewing