Professor of Law Stephen Burbank has been appointed special master to resolve designated disputes between the National Football League Management Council and the NFL Players Association by U.S. District Judge David S. Doty. As special master, Burbank has exclusive jurisdiction to enforce provisions of the collective-bargaining agreement. He may be called upon to rule on issues like the NFL commissioner’s disapproval of player contracts. A sports fan, Burbank has considerable mediation and arbitration experience, primarily relating to complex asbestos insurance disputes.
The Institute of Contemporary Art’s “Charles LeDray, Sculpture 1989-2002” exhibition has won second place in the category Best Show in a Kunsthalle or Alternative Space by the U.S. Art Critics Association. The award recognizes exceptional work in the visual arts by artists, curators, critics, scholars, and cultural institutions. Curated by ICA Director Claudia Gould, the exhibit is the first museum survey of works by LeDray, who creates sculpture from materials like bone, fabric and porcelain.
Originally published on February 13, 2003