ERIC Number: ED318098
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Sharp, Linda A.
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. However, no case law is discussed that pertains to physical education instruction or intramural participation. The cases are discussed in the following sections: (1) eligibility; (2) equality of programs; (3) enforcement of rules; (4) tort; (5) employment; (6) contract disputes; (7) discrimination; (8) First Amendment issues; and (9) miscellaneous. (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 1989. National Organization on Legal Problems in Education, 1989 (EA 021 700), p155-74.