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The Blitz 1/26/2020

The Blitz

Football, baseball, gymnastics, cannabis, concussions, sneakers, church, and “The Bachelor” all made sports law news last week. Here’s our review of what you need to know.
10. Seeger Weiss To Spend $5M Of Concussion Education Fund
9. Breaking Down Michael Avenatti’s Nike Extortion Trial
8. Court Sacks ‘Seasonal Worker’ Status for Injured NFL Player

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Ex-NFLer’s Cannabis Lawsuit May Be Headed To The Supreme Court

Marvin Washington Cannabis Lawsuit

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Ex-NFLer’s Cannabis Decriminalization Lawsuit May Be Heading To The Supreme Court

Marvin Washington Cannabis Lawsuit

In July 2017, retired NFLer, Marvin Washington, along with four other plaintiffs, filed a lawsuit against then Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the DEA in the Southern District of New York. The other plaintiffs in the case were two young children and a military veteran who relied on medical marijuana to treat chronic conditions. In view of legalization in numerous states, Washington and his fellow plaintiffs sought to have marijuana decriminalized at the national level. The lawsuit makes for interesting and educational reading demonstrating how marijuana came to find itself at the top of the government’s Schedule I drug classification.

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MLB Takes a Swing at SCOTUS Review of Minor-League Players’ Class Certification

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MLB Takes a Swing at Supreme Court Review of Minor-League Players’ Class Certification

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Washington, D.C. has been one of the friendliest places for Major League Baseball’s interest and that has nothing to do with the fact that the current World Series champion calls the District home. It’s because the highest levels of the federal government in the United States call that place home. MLB wants to envoke that spirit of charity to protect its almighty leverage once again.
On Thursday, MLB asked the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to stay a ruling made by a three-member panel of the same court that upheld a lower court’s ruling to certify a class of former minor-league baseball players.

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The Blitz 12/10/17

The Blitz

Essential Sports & Sports Law News Week in Review 12/10/17 ?Read of the Week: Compelling read:
Forget About Colin Kaepernick; I Think I’m Done With the NFL Just Because I Don’t Want to Watch Someone Die https://t.co/vw8Sg50Fk7 via @verysmartbros — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) December 9, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Concussion Settlement

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The Blitz 12/3/17

The Blitz

Essential Sports & Sports Law Week in Review ?Read of the Week: Absolutely worth a read:
Is This the End of the NFL? https://t.co/YHcpMFoyGy via @intelligencer — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) November 27, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Concussion Settlement #NFL #Concussion Settlement News:
Chris Seeger is at it again! …

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The Blitz 11/19/17

Happy Thanksgiving from The Blitz

Essential Sports & Sports Law News
Week in Review – November 13-19, 2017 ?Reads of the Week: Special thanks to Ken Belson and Lindsay Gibbs for their excellent coverage of the NFL Concussion Settlement and for including Advocacy for Fairness in Sports in your work. More than four years after a deal was announced, …

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The Blitz – Special Sports Betting Edition

The Blitz

?The Scoop on Sports Betting: Save the date: August 15th webinar on NJ sports betting scenarios w/ @AndrewBrandt @davidpurdum @SportsLawGuy & me https://t.co/8AAOPGRRjQ — Daniel Wallach (@WALLACHLEGAL) July 18, 2017 Nice article about “Sports Betting USA” conference in NYC (11/14-15) by @ClarionEvents. Partial list of speakers: https://t.co/Z71cmCcUK8 — …

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The Blitz – Sports Betting – July 10 – 16, 2017

The Blitz - Sports Betting

?The Scoop on Sports Betting New Jersey Sports Betting Case & PASPA NJ files open-ended “consent” for amicus briefs in sports betting case: pic.twitter.com/X2jqb6RPYE — Daniel Wallach (@WALLACHLEGAL) July 13, 2017 While NJ hopes to hit the jackpot for sports betting, the stakes for federalism are even higher, via @Jon_C_Wood https://t.co/jBlgaklxzi

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