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Sport and Recreation Law Association
21st Annual Conference on Sport, Physical Activity, Recreation and Law
February 27-March 1, 2008
Mrytle Beach, South Carolina
Wednesday, February 27th
4:00 - 9:00 PM SRLA Board of Director’s Meeting
3:00 - 9:00 PM Registration - Towers Hall
5:00 - 10:00 PM Manager's Reception
  Conference Hotel Guests:  Meet and greet old friends and new.
Thursday, February 28th
7:00AM  -5:00PM Registration - Towers Hall
7:30-9:30AM Breakfast Buffet Available for Conference Hotel Guests
  Windsor A  Windsor B
8:00 - 8:25AM Lucenko George
  Risk Management, Safety, and Liability in Ice and Roller Skating and in Ice and Roller Hockey The College Sports Cartel:  An Examination of Antitrust Litigation and the NCAA
8:30  -8:55AM Conrad Anderson & Grady
  The FCC's Post-Janet Jackson Indecency Rules: A Chilling Effect on Sports Broadcasts A Historical Review of the Application of the ADA to Sport & Recreation
9:00 - 9:15AM Windsor A & B: Welcome
9:15 - 10:00AM Keynote Address – Brooke Beyer, Jr.
10:00 - 10:15AM Break
10:15 - 10:40AM Batista Eckhoff - Shemek & Herbert
  Constitutional Challenges to State High School Athletic Association Rules: Parochial Schools Win One, Lose One in Free Speech, Equal Protection Disputes Licensure Proposals for Exercise / Fitness Professionals: Barriers to Consider
10:45 - 11:10AM Kaburakis, Sharp, Sheilley & Dahlberg Carroll, Connaughton & Spengler
  Symposium:  Integrating Fields in Sport Law: Using the O'Brien v Ohio State University Case To Teach Principles of Contract Law, NCAA Compliance, and International Arbitration Vicarious Liability for Sport - Related Hazing in Colleges and Universities
11:15 - 11:40AM   Beam
    Developing Institutional Drug Testing Policies
11:45AM - 12:10PM   Caughron
    Service and Support Animals and the Growing Impact on Sports Events
12:15 - 1:20PM Luncheon
  Introduction of SRLA Board of Director Candidates
1:30 - 1:55PM McKelvey Osborne & Pittman
  The Application of Trademark Law to the "Voice of God": An Analysis of Facenda v. N. F. L. Films, Inc. I've Been Scalped!
2:00 - 2:25 PM Altman & Shannon Miller, Bell & Zullo
  An Analysis of Using Criminal Penalties in Performance Enhancing Substances / Practices  Cases Offering A Distance Education Sport Law Course: Suggestions for Success
2:30 - 2:55 PM Clement Fountain & Finley
3:35 - 4:00PM Gender Equity in Collegiate Sport in 2012 When a Team and City Collide:  An Examination of Specific Performance and the Supersonic's Attempt to Flee Seattle
2:55 - 3:10 PM Break Break
3:10 - 3:35 PM Jaco & Osborne Moiseichik & Helms
  Protecting Pregnant Student Athlete Rights Issues of Workers Compensation for Volunteers
3:40 - 4:05 PM Epstein Moorman
  Sports Agent Litigation  
4:10 - 4:35 PM Case  
  Sexual Harassment in Sport: What Sport Administrators Can Learn From the Isiah Thomas Sexual Harassment Case Symposium:  Pat-Down Searches and Mandatory Breathalyzer Tests: The 4th Amendment Has Let the Sports Stadium and Arena
4:40 - 5:05 PM Schoepfer & Anderson  
  Home Schooled Students Participation Rights: A Review of Legal Issues  
5:05 - 5:35 SRLA Committee Meetings  Student Member Meeting
5:35 - 6:00 PM Annual Meeting:  JLAS Editorial Review Board Student Social - Location TBA
6:00PM - ? Dinner on your own -- check out recommended restaurants
9:00 - 11:00 PM President's Reception
Friday, February 29th
7:00AM - 5:00PM Registration
7:30 - 9:30AM Breakfast Buffet for Conference Hotel Guests
8:00 - 8:25 AM Batista & Pittman White
  Defamation and the First Amendment: Is a Public School Coach a Public Official for Defamation Purposes? Are Sport and Fitness Facilities Accommodating the Increase in Obesity and the Overweight Population?
8:30 - 8:55 AM Cooper & Osborne Hums & Moorman
  Illegal Gambling: How Does the Enforcement of illegal Gambling Impact Intercollegiate Athletics? Oscar Pistorius' Quest for the Olympic Games - Legal and Policy Challenges Facing International Sport Federations to Accommodate Athletes With Disabilities
9:00 - 9: 25 AM Ammon McGlone & Schaefer
  Premises Liability Issues: Learn Now or "Pay" Later Hazy Implications: Institutional Liability and Hazing
9:30 - 9:55 AM Dahlberg & Kaburakis Nagel & Southall
  Transsexual Female Inclusion in Sport: Developing NCAA Policies and Examining Problems with IOC Policies The AAFL: Is a College Degree Needed to Play Professional Football?
9: 55  -10:15AM Poster Presentation:  O'Brien - Gayes & McGlone (Gender Discrimination in Women's Coaching: A Big South Perspective)
  Poster Presentation: Lee, Whisenant & Mullane (Confederate Imagery in Sport: Heritage, Hate, or Hypocrisy)
10:15 - 10:40AM Mulrooney & Styles Grady & Andrew
  Teaching Law to Non Law Students: A Student Centered Approach To Alter or Repair?  Michigan Stadium's "Big" Question
10:45 - 11:10AM Parrish, Miettinen & Kaburakis  Schaefer & Lovett
  Symposium:  Sports Law and Policy in the European Union: Recent Developments Exercise of Judgment: Schnarrs v Girard Board of Education, et al (2006)
11:15 - 11:40     Wolohan & Zou
Symposium 10:45 - 12:00 PM   Breathalyzer Tests on Students Attending Football Games: Do Students Have Any Fourth Amendment Rights?
Noon - 1:30PM Lunch on your own -- check out our recommended restaurants
Friday, February 29th Continued…
1:30  -1:55 PM Lee, Miller, Gillentine & Lee Masteralexis
  Sport Facility Alcohol Management and the Interface Between Risk Management and Criminal Justice Symposium:  Commercialization In College Athletics and Its Impact on NCAA Division I Athletics
2:00 - 2:25 PM Fried & Pittman  
  Foul Ball!  
2:30 - 2:55 PM Appenzeller  
  Should There Be A Rating System for Youth Sport?  
2:55 - 3:15PM Poster Presentation:  Seidler & Martin (Safety of Basketball Court Buffer Zones and Padding:  Perceptions of Sport Risk Management Experts)
  Poster Presentation:  Buchta & Miller (An Analysis of State Legislation for the Protection of High School Sports Officials)
3:15 - 3:40 PM Nagel & Gibbs Osborne
  Government Intervention in the Cable Industry: What is the Future for Sport and Consumers? University Liability for Sexual Assault by Student - Athletes
3:45 - 4:10 PM Condry Martin & Seidler
  The Last Rights for Sport: Identifying a Legal Right to Sport for Disabled People Safety Culture Assessment in Collegiate Recreational Sports: A Pilot Study
4:15 - 6:00 PM Association Business Meeting
6:00 - 7:30PM SRLA Reception - Cash Bar
7:00 - 9:00PM SRLA Honors and Awards Dinner
9:00 - 10:00 PM SRLA Change-over Board Meeting
Saturday, March 1st
7:00 - 10:00 AM Registration
7:30 - 9:30AM Breakfast Buffet for Conference Hotel Guests
8:00  - 8:25AM Southall, Nagel & Miller DeMartini & DeMartini
  NCAA and EA Sports:  It's in the Game; But, Is It Unrelated Business Income? A Survey of Current Legal Issues in NASCAR
8:30  -8:55AM Conrad  
  The Chicago Marathon: What Could Have Been Done  
9:00 - 9:25AM Miller, Young & Martin Ridpath, Lawrence, Yiamouyiannis & Galles
  Waivers in College Intramural Sports Programs: Effectiveness or Efficiency? Symposium:  Why the Wrestling Coaches are Wrong: Judicial, Legislative, and Other Approaches to the Economic Reality of Title IX Enforcement and Preserving the Sport of Wrestling
9:30-9:55AM Moorman, Dittmore & Hums  
  Thirty Years After the Amateur Sports Act of 1978: What Are The Current Legal and Policy Implications for U. S. Olympic Sport?  
10:00 - 10: 25 AM SRLA Marketing Committee Meissen & Osborne
  We Need Your Help - The Rebranding of SRLA Does APR Create A Contractual Right to an Education for Student - Athletes?
10:30 - 10:55 AM Gordon Pogroszewski
  Comparative Analysis of Equine Law in the United Kingdom and the United States When is Your CPA as Important as Your ERA: A Comprehensive Evaluation and Examination of State Tax Issues on Professional Athletes