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Supreme Court Strikes Down PASPA

Written by: Justin N. Fielkow Congress can regulate sports gambling directly, but if it elects not to do so, each State is free to act on its own.[i] Nearly a decade after New Jersey first took aim at the federal ban on sports betting,[ii] the United States Supreme Court finally struck down the Professional and…

US Soccer Federation Scores Big Win In Antitrust Lawsuit

The article below was originally published in the Ass’n: The Newsletter of the Trade, Sports & Professional Associations Committee, Spring 2018, by the American Bar Association. Download Full NewsletterWritten by: Justin N. Fielkow In Fall 2017 the North American Soccer League (NASL) filed an antitrust lawsuit against the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) after the governing…

Franklin Law Group attorney Craig Capilla has been named to the 2018 Illinois Rising Stars list.

Franklin Law Group attorney Craig Capilla has been named to the 2018 Illinois Rising Stars list. Super Lawyers®, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service that recognizes outstanding lawyers who have gained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual, statewide selections are made using a multi-phased process that includes independent…

UPDATED: 2018 Fantasy Sports Laws and Regulations Chart

Below is an updated chart from our original post on June 22, 2017: The fantasy sports industry is rapidly evolving. In response, numerous states have recently enacted laws and regulations that clarify the legal status of fantasy sports contests and implement various consumer protection requirements on contest operators. This chart is meant to track the states…
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