ERIC Number: EJ201660
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Publication Date: 1977
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Throw 'Em to the Lions (Or Bengals): The Decline and Fall of Sports Civilization As Seen through the Eyes of a United States District Court.
Zuckman, Harvey L.
Journal of College and University Law, v5 n1 p55-63 Fall 1977
Two contrasting views of social policy toward organized athletic competition are presented: (1) Hackbart vs Cincinnati Bengals, Inc. suggests a laissez faire approach; and (2) Nabozny vs Barnhill holds that courts should apply basic tort law to ensure respect for basic standards of civilization. Implications for colleges and universities are discussed. (AF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
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