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Tuesday, April 19, 2016
University of New Hampshire Summer Sports Law Institute

This summer at the University of New Hampshire Durham campus we will be offering 4 outstanding sports law courses--taught by leading experts--as part of our 4-week UNH Law Summer Sports Law Institute from May 23 to June 17. The UNH Law Summer Sports Law Institute is part of the highly-acclaimed UNH Law and Franklin Pierce Center for IP's Intellectual Property Summer Institute. Here is more information on the courses:

Week 1, May 23 to 27 

NCAA Division I Legislation and Compliance, taught by Professor Katherine Sulentic, the Associate Director of Enforcement on the NCAA enforcement staff and Chair of the Academic Integrity Unit. This class is ideal for those who intend to practice law in the college sports industry and those who seek a mastery of NCAA compliance and enforcement issues.

Week 2, May 31 to June 3

Sports Law and Investigative Reporting, taught by Professor B.J. SchecterSports Illustrated's executive editor and editor of Campus Rush, and me. This class is ideal for law students and attorneys who want to gain a better understanding of journalism and investigative reporting and for journalists who want to gain a better understanding of the legal system.

Week 3, June 6 to 10

Fantasy Sports and Gaming Law, taught by Professor Daniel Wallach, a shareholder at Becker & Poliakoff, P.A. and a leading commentator on all things legal and business related to the fantasy sports and gaming industries--Professor Wallach is the gaming law guru. This course is ideal for those who want to gain a better understanding of the growing and transformative body of law in the fantasy sports and sports gaming industries--two of the fastest growing industries.

Week 4, June 13 to 17

Sports Ethics and Bioethics: Playing Fair and the Law, taught by Professor Alan Milstein, a shareholder of Sherman Silverstein and Chairman of the Firm's Litigation Department and also a leading commentator on sports law and bioethics and the law. Professor Milstein has litigated on behalf of Allen Iverson, Carmelo Anthony, Eddy Curry, Allen Houston, Maurice Clarett and other sports figures. This class is ideal for those who want to learn more about connections between sports, law, health and bioethics. You will hear first-hand from the attorney who represented Eddy Curry in his DNA test dispute with the Chicago Bulls.

A few quick but important items:
  • Each class is 1 credit, at a cost of $1,370 ($1,233 for NH residents), and each class is open to law students, attorneys, compliance officers, graduate students, journalists, businesspersons and many others. You can take all or any of the courses.
  • For those coming from out of town, housing and meal plans are available at a very low cost.
  • You can take the class physically on the UNH Durham campus or virtually on the UNH Concord campus.
  • If you're interested in taking a class for credit, click here; if you're interested in taking a class but not-for-credit, click here.
  • New Hampshire--which Politico Magazine recently ranked as the #1 state in terms of such factors as education, health, income and employment--usually offers amazing weather over the summer and there are tons of fun things to do while you're up here.
  • If you have any questions, shoot me an email at michael.mccann[a] Hope to see you this summer!


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