Doug Abrams

Prof. Abrams Writes, Speaks About Local Government’s “Power of the Permit”

December 4th, 2014

In a new law review article, Professor Doug Abrams urges local government agencies to exercise their “power of the permit” to authorize use of public fields, gymnasiums and other sports facilities only by youth sports organizations that

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Prof. Abrams Writes about Racial and Ethnic Tolerance in Sports

November 6th, 2014

In the final minute of a high school football game on Sept. 26, the Plainfield (Conn.) Panthers scored a touchdown to upset the New London Whalers, 21-17. Some Plainfield fans had taunted New London’s black and Hispanic

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Professor Abrams Writes USA Hockey Magazine Safety Article

September 23rd, 2014

Professor Doug Abrams’ article, “20/20 Foresight,” appears in the September issue of USA Hockey Magazine, the nation’s largest-circulation youth sports magazine. The article discusses the obligation of youth coaches to use safe drills in practice sessions. “Some

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WFAN Radio Features Prof. Abrams on High School Football Rape Case

August 26th, 2014

In a case that attracted national attention last year, a juvenile court adjudicated two Steubenville (Ohio) High School football players for raping an alcohol-impaired 16-year-old girl during an all-night party after a pre-season scrimmage. The court sentenced

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Prof. Abrams to Speak at Boston Sports Safety Summit

August 13th, 2014

On September 15, Prof. Doug Abrams will speak about concussions at the “Play Safe” Summit conducted by the MomsTeam Institute, a leading national youth sports safety advocate. The summit, which will be conducted at Harvard Medical School,

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