The Sports Lawyers Association proudly presents TIME FOR IX, a celebration of Title IX’s 50th anniversary. The commemoration of this landmark federal law prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sex will continue through the law’s June 23, 2022, anniversary date. TIME FOR IX will feature interactive webinars, panels, discussions, and social events to explore the social, legal, and political history of Title IX, hot topics and emerging issues related to Title IX, and opportunities for lawyers, non-lawyers, and law students to help eliminate sex discrimination in sports.
Title IX: NIL and Other Hot Topics in College Sports
Join U.S. Congresswoman, Lori Trahan, St. Joseph's Athletics Director, Jill Bodensteiner, and Volleyball Athlete/Brand Strategist, Jaila Tolbert for a discussion on gender equity in college sports. This panel will discuss name, image, and likeness opportunities for women college athletes and current gender challenges including the recent gender equity issues in the women's basketball championship.
Title IX: Grassroots to the Olympic Games
In case you missed this TIME FOR IX webinar, listen in as Terry Crawford, Professor Kenneth Ferguson, Benita Fitzgerald Mosley, and Jill Pilgrim discuss the grassroots and collegiate sports landscape for girls before and just after the enactment of Title IX, as well as the extent to which female intercollegiate sports competition contributes to the placement of athletes on Olympic teams today.
Sports Legends Discuss the Past, Present, and Future of Title IX and College Sports
Listen to stories about the successes and challenges of Title IX from three life-long gender equity advocates. Judy Sweet, Carol Stiff and Larry Scott compare notes around a breakfast table and toast Title IX’s upcoming 50th anniversary.
On the Ground: Title IX's Regulations and Supreme Court Cases
This fireside chat features Christine Brennan, long-time sports columnist and commentator and best-selling author, and Marica Greenberger, co-founder of the National Women’s Law Center and lawyer involved in all the key Title IX regulations and Supreme Court cases during the past five decades.
Title IX's Athletics Requirements, Myths, and Current Cases
This virtual webinar features law professors with Title IX expertise, Barbara Osborne, Professor, University of North Carolina, Erin Bezuvis, Associate Dean of Western New England School of Law, Kenneth Ferguson, Professor, University of Missouri-Kansas City, and a practitioner who has brought dozens of Title IX cases, Arthur Bryant, Partner, Bailey & Glasser.
Title IX: Beneficiaries and Influencers, features three stars in the intercollegiate arena who have benefitted from Title IX personally and professionally. Join moderator and SLA President, Allison Rich and panelists, Val Ackerman, Commissioner, Big East Conference, Candice Storey Lee, Athletic Director, Vanderbilt University, and Muffet McGraw, Former Head Women's Basketball Coach, University of Notre Dame, as they tell their captivating stories, discuss the highs and lows of Title IX’s almost 50 years and look to the future of eliminating sex discrimination in sports.