ERIC Number: ED305710
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Thomas, Stephen B.
This chapter includes all cases involving student-athletes, coaches, athletic directors, athletic associations, booster organizations, sports programs and events, and sports facilities and equipment at both the K-12 and higher education levels, but does not include case law involving physical education or intramural participation. Sections discuss cases regarding: (1) students' eligibility to participate in school sports; (2) equality of programs; (3) enforcement of rules; (4) sport-tort cases; (5) employment cases affecting coaches, athletic directors, or athletes; and (6) miscellaneous cases including use of an amusement tax, access to school and university records, and the collection of athletic fees. (MLF)
Descriptors: Athletic Coaches, Athletics, Civil Rights, Compliance (Legal), Constitutional Law, Court Litigation, Due Process, Elementary Secondary Education, Eligibility, Employer Employee Relationship, Equal Education, Equal Protection, Extramural Athletics, Higher Education, Legal Problems, Legal Responsibility, School Law, School Responsibility, Student Participation, Torts
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Organization on Legal Problems of Education, Topeka, KS.
Note: In: Thomas, Stephen B., Ed. The Yearbook of Education Law, 1988. National Organization on Legal Problems in Education, 1988 (EA 020 587), p178-197.