As of 2008, the Sports and Entertainment Law Journal no longer writes case summaries. In the past, journal members wrote case summaries to provide a quick and comprehensive digest of court decisions to discuss the cases’ future impact.
Journal members wrote the below case summaries on landmark court decisions from 1961-2007 that changed the landscape of the sports and entertainment industries.
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Central Manufacturing, Inc. v. Brett et al.
Bevelo v. Carter
Club Italia Soccer & Sports Organization, Inc. v. Charter Township of Shelby, Mich.
Doe v. MacFarlane
Fortson v. Colangelo
Harrick v. National Collegiate Athletic Association
Laws v. Sony Music Entertainment, Inc.
MasterCard International, Inc. v. Visa International Service Association
Moran v. Selig
Santa-Rosa v. Combo Records
Beethoven.com v. Librarian of Congress
In re Charter Communications, Inc.
Jani v. Bell
Palladium Music, Inc. v. Eat Sleep Music
Warnock v. National Football League
Bauer Nike Hockey, Inc. v. United States
Echols v. Pelullo
Stromback v. New Line Cinema
World Wide Basketball and Sports Tours, Inc. v. NCAA
Breanne Bennett v. Hidden Valley Golf and Ski, Inc.
Cardtoons, L.C. v. Major League Baseball Players Association
Dastar Corp. v. Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp. et al.
Fox Sports Net North, LLC. v. Minnesota Twins Partnership, et al.
Glenn Holly Entertainment Inc. (Digital Images) v. Tektronix Inc.; Avid Technology, Inc.
Tyne v. Time Warner Entertainment
Brandon West v. Sundown Little League of Stockton, Inc.
Campus Communications, Inc. v. Earnhardt
Chalenor, et al. v. University of North Dakota
Chaset v. Fleer/Skybox Int’l
Fantasy Sports Properties, Inc. v. Sportsline.com, Inc. et al.
Sports Unlimited, Inc. v. Lankford Enterprises, Inc.
Toscano v. PGA Tour, Inc.
A & M Records v. Napster
Gionfriddo v. Major League Baseball et al.
PGA Tour, Inc. v. Martin
Tanaka v. University of Southern California, et al.
United States Olympic Committee v. Toy Truck Lines, Inc.
Weinberg v. Sibler
Wildman ex rel. Wildman v. Marshalltown School Dist.
Landham v. Lewis Galoob Toys, Inc.
Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida v. Florida State Athletic Commission
Morris Comm. Corp. v. PGA Tour, Inc.
Rodriguez v. Texas Commission on the Arts
Lyons Partnership v. Giannoulas
NCAA v. Smith
Neal v. Board of Trustees of California State Universities
Owsley v. San Antonio Indep. Sch. Dist.
In re Turley
Allison v. Vintage Sports Plaques
Bridewell v. Cincinnati Reds
Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. v. Capece
Newcombe v. Adolf Coors Co., et al
Athletic Alternatives, Inc. v. Prince Manufacturing, Inc.
Chicago Professional Sports Ltd. P’ship and WGN v. National Basketball Association
Greer v. Davis
National Football League Players Association v. Pro-Football, Inc., D/B/A Washington Redskins, et al.
United States v. Gray, et al.
Mark G. Weinberg & Blue Line Publ’g, Inc. v. Chicago Blackhawk Hockey Team, Inc.
National Basketball Association v. Williams
Scott Szabo v. Errisson, et al.
Stoutenborough v. National Football League
Hill v. Nat’l Collegiate Athletic Ass’n
United States of America v. Norby Walters
Peter E. Rose v. A. Bartlett Giamatti, et al.
Topps Chewing Gum, Inc. v. Major League Baseball
Mid-South Grizzlies v. National Football League
H.A. Artists & Assocs. v. Actos’ Equity Ass’n
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission v. National Football League
Clifford Wiley v. National Collegiate Athletic Association
Flood v. Kuhn
Gregg Taylor & George Taylor v. Wake Forest University
Molinas v. Nat’l Basketball Ass’n