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Legal & Compliance Issues in Amateur Athletics is a course available to all interested students at VLS. Additionally, it is a required course for all Sports Law Concentration Members.

This article assignment allows students to write about a legal issue of their choice that is currently impacting amateur athletics.

FALL 2023

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Rebecca Black, 2025

Made It to The Ivy League, But at What Cost: Analyzing the Ivy League’s Policy Prohibiting Athletic Scholarships

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Clayton Bowes, 2025

While These College Students Face Criminal Sanctions, The NCAA Face New Reality of Student-Athlete’s Gambling Habits

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Joseph Capone, 2024

Battle of the Bills: How Four Federal NIL Bills Depict Continued Uncertainty Over a Uniform NIL Standard

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Lauren Di Lella, 2024

NIL Collectives Continue to Create Chaos in Collegiate Athletics

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Sarah Grossman, 2024

Women Collegiate Athletes and NIL: Why They Should Finish Eligibility Instead of Going Pro

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Tarquin McGurrin, 2024

Questionable Call: The NCAA Places Threshold on Student-Athletes’ Ability to Claim Earned Tennis Prize Money in NIL Era

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Nick Pilny, 2025

Portal to a New Era:

How Villanova Basketball Utilized the Transfer Portal and Its Future Effect on Recruiting

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Alyssa Rodarte, 2025

Diving In: MSU’s Aquatic Cuts and the Battle for Title IX Compliance

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Zack Slogoff, 2025

Courting Controversy: The Pac-12's Battle for Control Takes Legal Twist

FALL 2022

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Laura Ospina, 2024

While Plaintiff in Gee v. NCAA Faces Uphill Battle, A Win Could Equal Hundreds of Millions for Collegiate CTE Victims

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Jack Nelson, 2023

A Letter to the Transformation Committee: Moving the College Baseball Season Back Makes Sense Financially, Academically, and Medically

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James McCauley, 2024

NBA’s Reduction of Age Minimum and what it Means for College Basketball

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Janie Pierson, 2024

More Than a Violation: International Student Athletes Risk Visa Status Due to Vague NIL Guidelines

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Hunter Parsons, 2024

Conference Realignment: Another Example of the Lasting Effect of Name, Image, and Likeness

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David Brake, 2024

N(IL)FT’s: Is There Opportunity for College Athletes Amidst a Slow Market?

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Veronica Sansone, 2024

Congress Limiting the Future of College Antitrust Exemptions by allowing the Ivy League’s Antitrust Exemption to Expire

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Grace Gelone, 2024

Tax Implications of NIL Deals in the Wake of Potential Federal NIL Legislation

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Sydney Baxter, 2024

The NCAA Passed the Ball in its Updated Transgender Athlete Policy, but Proposed Changes in Title IX Regulations May Halt Any Forward Progress

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