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Powerful lawyers dive into college hoops case

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 12 / 11 / 17

New York defense lawyer Jeffrey Lichtman is representing one of the 10 defendants in the U.S. government’s crackdown on alleged bribery and corruption in college basketball. Though it may put him into the sports news, it’s not Lichtman’s first trip into the glare of the media sp...

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