Sunday, August 12, 2012

Texas Review of Entertainment and Sports Law’s 4th Annual Symposium

The University of Texas School of Law and Texas Review of Entertainment and Sports Law are hosting a conference devoted to the "dark side" of sports and entertainment law on September 7, 2012 in Austin. Complete details are below.


8:30-9:00 a.m. – Registration and Breakfast
9:00-9:15 a.m. – Opening Speakers: Professor David Sokolow,Mr. Tristan Griffin
9:15-10:45 a.m.– Coaching Affairs: Coaches in Trouble with the Law, the NCAA, and their Universities
Panel:Moderator: Mr. Jason Belzer, Panelists: Mr. Holt Hackney, Mr. Darren Heitner, Professor Theodore Curtis
10:45-10:55 a.m. – Break
10:55-11:55 a.m. – Morals, Disparagement, and Performance Clauses: Addressing Immoral and Problematic Behavior in the Endorsement and Talent Services Context
Speaker: Mr. Christopher Chase
11:55-12:05 p.m. – Break
12:05-1:05 p.m. – Lunch Presentation: Fixing the Game:Sports Betting and the Law Speaker: Mr. Jeffrey Standen
1:05-2:05 p.m. – Doping in Sports: WADAWorld Anti-Doping Code and its Harmonization with Other Sports and Federations Speaker:Dr. Steven Ungerleider
2:05-2:15p.m. – Break
2:15-3:45 p.m. – Head Cases: Long-Term Tort Implications of Professional Sports
Panel: Moderator: Professor Thomas McGarity, Panelists: Mr. Darren Heitner, Ms. Carla Varialle, Mr. Derek Muller
3:45-4:00 p.m. – Closing
Speakers: Professor David Sokolow, Mr. Tristan Griffin