Paul L. Caron

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Law School Buys Stadium Naming Rights

Cooley Thomas M. Cooley Law School has agreed to pay $1.5 million for an 11-year contract for the naming rights to the Lansing Lugnuts (Class A affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays) baseball stadium.  The ballpark now will be called Cooley Law School Stadium.  Before its bankruptcy, GM paid $1.5 million per year to name the ballpark Oldsmobile Park.

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I can only image how angry those paying tuition to this school feel.

Posted by: EvilDave | Feb 23, 2010 8:18:29 PM

I'm beginning to wonder about asking for a refund on my diploma.

Posted by: disappointed | Feb 24, 2010 9:07:23 AM

The crazy thing is that if this happened here in LA, I think people would be more excited to see their name up and that they got a discount (vs. the GM price)! I feel for EvilDave and disappointed because it is a bit crazy. However, no matter what the different tax statuses, even schools are businesses.

Posted by: Dave - LA Law Student | Feb 25, 2010 5:10:26 AM

Change the mascot to something intimidating, like a lawyer waving a summons.

Posted by: Woody | Feb 25, 2010 6:59:50 AM