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Eli Nachmany is a law student in the Harvard Law School Class of 2022. He is interested in sports law and administrative law, as well as football operations and data analytics. Eli served for two years in the Trump Administration, working as the Speechwriter to the U.S. Secretary of the Interior and as a domestic policy staffer in the White House Office of American Innovation. He frequently writes about law, public policy, and sports business. Eli is a Certified BBQ Judge with the Kansas City Barbeque Society.
- Empowering the “Honest Broker”: Lessons Learned from the National Security Council Under President Donald J. Trump, 22 Federalist Soc’y Rev. 52 (2021).
- Cert Granted in Alston: Revisiting Board of Regents and the Uniqueness of Antitrust Law’s Applicability to Sports in Light of the NCAA’s Cert Petition, Harv. J. Sports & Ent. L. Online (Jan. 2, 2021), https://harvardjsel.com/2021/01/exploring-the-ncaas-antitrust-arguments-ahead-of-oral-argument-in-ncaa-v-alston/.
- To Delegate or Not to Delegate: Celebrating a Scholarly Exchange About Originalism and the Nondelegation Doctrine, JOTWELL (October 7, 2020) (reviewing Ilan Wurman, Nondelegation at the Founding, 130 Yale L.J. __ (forthcoming 2020), available at SSRN), https://conlaw.jotwell.com/to-delegate-or-not-to-delegate-celebrating-a-scholarly-exchange-about-originalism-and-the-nondelegation-doctrine/.
- Navigating the Separation of Powers Labyrinth in Creating an Independent Oversight Body for the NCAA, Harv. J. Sports & Ent. L. Online (Aug. 31, 2020), https://harvardjsel.com/2020/08/navigating-the-separation-of-powers-labyrinth-in-creating-an-independent-oversight-body-for-the-ncaa/.
- Legislative Hurdles and Unintended Consequences: Potential Pitfalls of Vice President Biden’s Interest in Cabinet Restructuring, U. Chi. L. Rev. Online (May 9, 2020), https://lawreviewblog.uchicago.edu/2020/05/09/biden-cabinet-enachmany/.
- Note, The Senate vs. the Law: Challenging Qualification Statutes Through Senate Confirmation, 43 Harv. J.L. & Pub. Pol’y 575 (2020).
- Commentary, See You in Court? How the University of Memphis and James Wiseman Defying the NCAA Has Sparked Discussion about Association Rules, Harv. J. Sports & Ent. L. Online (Nov. 10, 2019).
Legal Blog Posts
- EA Sports Returns to College Football: What to Do About the Roster Share Feature?, Harv. J. Sports & Ent. L. Highlights (Feb. 13, 2021), https://harvardjsel.com/2021/02/ea-sports-returns-to-college-football-what-to-do-about-the-roster-share-feature/.
- Finding “Law to Apply”: Shawnee Tribe v. Mnuchin and the Newest Nondelegation Canon, Federalist Soc’y Blog (Jan. 25, 2021), https://fedsoc.org/commentary/fedsoc-blog/finding-law-to-apply-shawnee-tribe-v-mnuchin-and-the-newest-nondelegation-canon.
- Full Disclosure: The Unitary Executive Theory’s Recent Cameo at Supreme Court Oral Argument in a FOIA Case, Federalist Soc’y Blog (Nov. 24, 2020), https://fedsoc.org/commentary/fedsoc-blog/full-disclosure-the-unitary-executive-theory-s-recent-cameo-at-supreme-court-oral-argument-in-a-foia-case.
- Securing the Critical Minerals Supply Chain, Lawfare (Oct. 21, 2020), https://www.lawfareblog.com/securing-critical-minerals-supply-chain.
- Life After Seila Law: The Emerging Presidential Removal Power Docket at the Supreme Court, Federalist Soc’y Blog (Sept. 23, 2020), https://fedsoc.org/commentary/fedsoc-blog/life-after-seila-law-the-emerging-presidential-removal-power-docket-at-the-supreme-court.
- The Chevron Chicken and Egg Problem: A Riveting En Banc Grant in the Tenth Circuit, Yale J. on Reg.: Notice & Comment (Sept. 7, 2020), https://www.yalejreg.com/nc/the-chevron-chicken-and-egg-problem-a-riveting-en-banc-grant-in-the-tenth-circuit-by-eli-nachmany/.
- “Better Than Nothing”: Supreme Court in Mazars Devises a New Four-Factor Test for Congressional Subpoenas of a President’s Personal Documents, Federalist Soc’y Blog (Jul. 13, 2020), https://fedsoc.org/commentary/fedsoc-blog/better-than-nothing-supreme-court-in-mazars-devises-a-new-four-factor-test-for-congressional-subpoenas-of-a-president-s-personal-documents.
- Six More Years of Turducken: EA Sports and NFL agree to extend Madden until 2026, Harv. J. Sports & Ent. L. Highlights (May 29, 2020), https://harvardjsel.com/2020/05/nfl-madden-extension-2026/.
- Antitrust Arguments Against NFL Relocation Take a Hit as Raiders, NFL Prevail Over City of Oakland, Sports Law. Ass’n Sports L. Blog (May 11, 2020), https://blog.sportslaw.org/posts/antitrust-arguments-against-nfl-relocation-take-a-hit-as-raiders-nfl-prevail-over-city-of-oakland/.
- Forced Blackout: What Contract Law Tells Us About Coronavirus and the NBA Broadcast Deals, Harv. J. Sports & Ent. L. Highlights (Mar. 18, 2020), https://harvardjsel.com/2020/03/forced-blackout-what-contract-law-tells-us-about-coronavirus-and-the-nba-broadcast-deals/.
- Lucky 7s: NFL Looks to Expand Playoffs to Seven Teams per Conference in New CBA, Harv. J. Sports & Ent. L. Highlights (Feb. 23, 2020), https://harvardjsel.com/2020/02/lucky-7s-nfl-looks-to-expand-playoffs-to-seven-teams-per-conference-in-new-cba/.
- A Wild Card Proposal: Should the NFL Get Rid of Divisions and Change its Playoff Format?, Harv. J. Sports & Ent. L. Highlights (Dec. 15, 2019), https://harvardjsel.com/2019/12/a-wild-card-proposal-should-the-nfl-get-rid-of-divisions-and-change-its-playoff-format/.
- Be Like JuJu: How NFL, MLB Players Can Best Capitalize on Latest Venture, Harv. J. Sports & Ent. L. Highlights (Nov. 19, 2019), https://harvardjsel.com/2019/11/be-like-juju-how-nfl-mlb-players-can-best-capitalize-on-latest-venture/.
- Not Yet Over the Goal Line: Understanding What Happened with the NCAA Compensation Vote and What Comes Next, Harv. J. Sports & Ent. L. Highlights (Nov. 2, 2019), https://harvardjsel.com/2019/11/not-yet-over-the-goal-line-understanding-what-happened-with-the-ncaa-compensation-vote-and-what-comes-next/.
- It’s in the Game?: EA CEO expresses interest in NCAA Football’s return, as legal questions loom, Harv. J. Sports & Ent. L. Highlights (Oct. 25, 2019), https://harvardjsel.com/2019/10/its-in-the-game-ea-ceo-expresses-interest-in-ncaa-footballs-return-as-legal-questions-loom/.
- President Trump’s Forward-Thinking Federal Workforce Policy, Nat’l Rev. (Jun. 30, 2020, 2:01 PM), https://www.nationalreview.com/2020/06/president-trumps-forward-thinking-federal-workforce-policy/.
- Elite Law Schools Shortchange Students by Veering Left, Nat’l Rev. (Nov. 15, 2019, 6:30 AM), https://www.nationalreview.com/2019/11/elite-law-schools-shortchange-students-by-veering-left/ (co-authored with Jacob Richards).
- Movement on Income Share Agreements should be promoted, not discouraged, Des Moines Register (Oct. 1, 2019, 4:40 PM), https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/opinion/columnists/2019/10/01/movement-income-share-agreements-should-promoted-not-discouraged/3835054002/.
- What’s next? The GOP has big opportunities in 2017 and beyond, Washington Examiner (Nov. 30, 2016, 11:38 AM), https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/red-alert-politics/whats-next-gop-big-opportunities-2017-beyond.
- Gorsuch’s View on Regulatory Agencies Serves College Students Well, Washington Square News (Feb. 21, 2017), https://nyunews.com/2017/02/21/gorsuch-could-be-a-student-ally-not-antagonoist/.
- Inside the Inauguration, Washington Square News (Jan. 23, 2017), https://nyunews.com/2017/01/23/inside-the-inauguration/.