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WFAN Sports Radio: Professor Abrams Discusses High School Football Concussions Lawsuit

February 2nd, 2016

On WFAN sports radio (New York), Professor Doug Abrams and host Rick Wolff discussed the recent case of a New Mexico high school football player who suffered a suspected concussion in the state semifinal playoff game. The

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The Dangers of “Sexting:” Professor Abrams Speaks on WFAN Sports Radio

November 20th, 2015

Recent surveys indicate that between 30 and 50 percent of high school students engage in “sexting,” using their smartphones to take nude or semi-nude photographs of themselves, which they then circulate to one or more classmates. The

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Federal Disability Law: Prof. Abrams on WFAN Sports Radio

August 6th, 2015

In an apparently unprecedented case, a Maryland federal district judge recently held that Towson University violated federal disability laws when it recently refused to permit 22-year-old Gavin Class to return to the school’s Division I football team.

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WFAN Radio Features Professor Abrams on Youth Coaches’ Defamation Suits Against Parents

March 24th, 2015

In the past few years, increasing numbers of high school and youth-league sports coaches have filed defamation lawsuits against parents who voice public charges against them. Professor Doug Abrams recently discussed this development on “The Sports Edge,”

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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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