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The Michael Oher case brought to light another shocking example of the overuse of conservatorship. How did a court take away Michael Oher's basic decision-making rights, including the right to enter contracts, when he thought he was being adopted rather than consenting to a conservatorship? Who benefits from The Blind Side as well as Oher’s sports contracts and how do these arrangements compare to similar situations in which there is no guardian in place? What role do sports and entertainment lawyers have in making sure an athlete shares in the profits when his life story is told?
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Cardozo FAME Center; Bet Tzedek Civil Litigation Clinic; Cardozo Entertainment Law Society; Cardozo Sports Law Society (CSLS); Diller, Rebekah; and Salzman, Leslie, "Michael Oher and "The Blind Side" of Conservatorships" (2024). Event Invitations 2024. 3.