What: Texas Review of Entertainment and Sports Law’s 4th Annual Symposium – The Dark Side of Sports and Entertainment Law

When: Friday, September 7, 2012 (9 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

Where: Eidman Courtroom at the University of Texas School of Law


8:30-9:00 a.m. – Registration and Breakfast

9:00-9:15 a.m. – Opening

  • Speakers: Professor David Sokolow, Mr. Tristan Griffin

9:15-10:45 a.m. – Coaching Affairs: Coaches in Trouble with the Law, the NCAA, and their Universities.

  • Moderator: Mr. Jason Belzer
  • Panelists: Mr. Holt Hackney, Mr. Darren Heitner, Professor Theodore Curtis

10:45-10:55 a.m. – Break

10:55-11:55 p.m.  – Morals Clauses for Studios and Endorsements: Types and Enforcement

  • Speaker: Mr. Christopher Chase

11:55-1:05 p.m. – Lunch Presentation: Fixing the Game: Sports Betting and the Law

  • Speaker: Mr. Jeffrey Standen

1:05-2:05 p.m. – Doping in Sports: WADA World Anti-Doping Code and its Harmonization with Other Sports and Federations.

  • Speaker: Dr. Steven Ungerleider

 2:05-2:15p.m. – Break

2:15-3:45 p.m. – Head Cases: Long-Term Tort Implications of Professional Sports

  • Panel: Moderator: Professor Thomas McGarity, Panelists: Mr. Darren Heitner, Ms. Carla Varialle, Mr. Derek Muller

3:45-4:00 p.m. – Closing

  • Speakers: Professor David Sokolow, Mr. Tristan Griffin