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The Public Purpose of Stadiums under Kelo

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  By John W. Polonis Villanova University School of Law Editor-in-Chief, Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports Law Journal   Stadiums are common carriers for the public, and therefore, states’ use of eminent domain for their construction should be justified. While the use of eminent domain may not be ideal, the long term community and economic benefits… Continue Reading

Speech Establishing Religion or Free Expression?

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The tumult in the world today surrounding speech and religion reverberates in the sports world.  Specifically, the Freedom from Religion Foundation wrote the Chancellor of University of Tennessee, a public university, “urg[ing the University] to discontinue the practice of opening football games…with prayer.”  According to the letter, an announcer at Tennessee’s home games asks all… Continue Reading