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Friday, January 04, 2008
"Discrimination Issues in Sports: Race, Gender & Sexual Orientation" at Loyola Marymount (L.A.)
For all those interested, Loyola Marymount's Law School is sponsoring a seminar on discrimination in sports. Below is the relevant information. Apologies if this has already been posted on.
Discrimination Issues in Sports: Race, Gender & Sexual Orientation
Friday, Jan. 18 from 8:30 am-3:45 pm
Presented by Loyola Law School's Sports Law Institute located in Robinson Courtroom on Loyola's downtown Los Angeles campus. Panelists include Dusty Baker as well as top female executives from the Dodgers (Kim Ng) and Diamondbacks (Nona Lee). Further information is available online. The registration fee will be waived for all students and members of the media.
MODERATOR Daniel E. Lazaroff, Professor of Law and Leonard CohenChair in Law and Economics; DirectorLoyola Sports Law Institute
SPEAKERS AND PANELS
8:30-10:15 A.M. RACE DISCRIMINATION
Dusty Baker, Manager Cincinnati Reds and Former Major League Player
William B. Gould, IV, Professor Emeritus Stanford Law School
Kenneth L. Shropshire, David W. Hauck Professor Wharton School, Univ. of Pennsylvania
10:30-12:15 P.M. GENDER DISCRIMINATION
Anita L. DeFrantz, Member International Olympic Committee; Chair, IOC Women & Sport Commission; President, LA 84 Foundation
Nona M. Lee, Vice President & General Counsel Arizona Diamondbacks
Jacqueline Michaels, Program Legal Group, Team Leader Office for Civil Rights, US Dept. of Education
Kim Ng, Vice President & Assistant General Manager Los Angeles Dodgers
2:00-3:45 P.M. SEXUAL ORIENTATION DISCRIMINATION
Jim Buzinski, Co-Founder Outsports.com
Karen Doering, Senior Counsel National Center for Lesbian Rights
Claire M. Williams, Graduate Teaching Assistant, Sports, Fitness & Health Program The Ohio State University