UVA Sports Law Symposium to be held Friday

UVAThe Virginia Sports and Entertainment Law Journal and the Virginia Sports Law Society will present their second annual sports law symposium entitled “Vice and Morality in Sports” on Friday, March 8, 2013 from 9 am to 4 pm at the University of Virginia School of Law.  The symposium is free of charge.

The symposium schedule is posted below.  Click here for the symposium poster: UVA Symposium 2013 Poster.

Symposium Schedule

8:00 – 8:45 A.M. —  Check-in and continental breakfast

8:45 – 9:00 A.M. —   Opening Remarks, Caroline Ryon, VaSE Editor-in-Chief

9:00 –  9:45 A.M. —   Ethical Issues for Sports Agents

9:45 – 10:00 A.M. —   Break

10:00 – 10:45 A.M  —  Legal and Practical Issues for Women in Sports and the Sports Law Industry

10:45 – 11:00 A.M. — Break

11:00 – 11:45 A.M. — Gambling and Corruption in Sports

11:45 A.M. – 1:15 P.M. — Networking Lunch for Panelists and Attendees

1:15 – 2:00 P.M. — Penalties for Athletes

2:00 – 2:15 P.M. — Break

2:15 – 3:00 P.M. — Lockouts, Greed, and Collective Bargaining

Panelists

Ethical Issues for Sports Agents

Legal and Practical Issues for Women in Sports and the Sports Law Industry

Gambling and Corruption in Sports

  • Tom Ostertag (’81), Major League Baseball vice president and senior counsel
  • Rob Plummer (’94), MLB agent
  • Ryan Rodenberg, Florida State University Sport Management professor
  • Jeffrey Standen (’86), Williamette College of Law professor

Penalties for Athletes

  • Robert Beck, Soccer Foundation former executive director
  • Gabe Feldman, Tulane University Law School professor
  • Barbara Osborne, UNC Exercise and Sports Science professor
  • Brian Socolow (’90), Loeb & Loeb partner

Lockouts, Greed, and Collective Bargaining

  • Gabe Feldman, Tulane University Law School professor
  • Bryan Stroh (’02), Pittsburgh Pirates vice president and general counsel
  • Ben Block (’01), Covington & Burling partner

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