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Game-Changer: The States' Big Gamble on Legalized Sports Betting
Should other states (besides Nevada) have the right to legalize sports betting? Can the federal government discriminate among states by allowing sports betting in some states, but prohibiting it in all others? Can Congress dictate how States regulate purely intrastate commercial activity when there is no federal regulatory or deregulatory scheme to protect? These important questions are at the heart of a landmark case arising out of New Jersey's efforts to legalize sports wagering. The State of New Jersey (backed by three amici states) is asking the Supreme Court to review the constitutionality of the federal ban on state- sponsored sports wagering. Join us for this exciting program as a panel of leading experts will discuss the latest developments in this high-stakes legal battle and its ramifications for the sports industry, the gaming industry, and our dual system of state and federal sovereignty.
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Sunday, August 10, 2014
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Hynes Convention Center
900 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02115
Legal Analyst and Writer for Sports Illustrated and SI.com;
Professor of Law and Director of the Sports and Entertainment Law Institute,
University of New Hampshire School of Law, Concord, NH
- Theodore B. Olson
Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, LLP, Washington,D.C.
- Erin E. Murphy
Partner, Bancroft PLLC, Washington,D.C.
- Gabe Feldman
Professor of Law and Director of Sports Law Program, Tulane University Law School, New Orleans, LA
- Elbert Lin
Solicitor General of the State of West Virginia, Charleston, WV
Daniel L. Wallach
Becker & Poliakoff, P.A.Fort Lauderdale, FL