The infamous elbow jab of Metta World Peace, NFL “Bounty Hunters,” soccer riots, high school hockey brawls…where is the legal line drawn when it comes to violence in sports? Or is it just the nature of the game? Lawyer2Lawyer co-hosts and attorneys, Bob Ambrogi and Craig Williams turn to Attorney Eldon L. Ham, an adjunct professor at Chicago-Kent College of Law and Professor Matthew Mitten, Director of the National Sports Law Institute at Marquette University Law School, for their take on whether there should be legal implications when an athlete goes too far.
Recently the world of sports has been plagued by scandal—from a controversial polyurethane swimsuit used in swimming to steroids putting a cloud over major league baseball. Co-hosts and attorneys Bob Ambrogi and J. Craig Williams welcome Professor Matt Mitten, the Director of the National Sports Law Institute at Marquette University Law School and Attorney John P. Collins from the firm Collins & Collins, to take a look at the impact of these controversies and regulations in sports today.