ERIC Number: ED340122
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Sharp, Linda A.
This chapter includes all cases, at either the K-12 or higher education level, that deal with student-athletes, coaches, athletic directors, athletic associations, and booster organizations. However, no case law is discussed that pertains to physical education instruction. The cases are discussed in the following sections: (1) eligibility; (2) equality of programs; (3) tort, including assault, defamation, and negligence; (4) employment, including contract disputes, discrimination, and workers' compensation; and (5) miscellaneous. (MLF)
Descriptors: Athletic Coaches, Athletics, Civil Rights, Compliance (Legal), Constitutional Law, Court Litigation, Drug Use Testing, 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
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, 1991, p152-167. (See EA 023 549).