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Dean Lidsky speaks at The Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting

Recently Dean Lyrissa Lidsky spoke at The Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting on a panel titled “Danger, Drama, and Self-Defeat? Diagnosing What Faces ‘The Press.'” Dean Lidsky focused on recent high-profile defamation cases involving the media, the media’s recent propensity for self-inflicted wounds, and how they undermine the media’s role in producing an informed citizenry. Dean Lidsky is…

Professor Abrams: “Through Sports, Title IX Helps Influence Children’s Early Perceptions of Gender Equity As a Virtue”

In his latest column on the sports blog www.askcoachwolff.com, “Through Sports, Title IX Helps Influence Children’s Early Perceptions of Gender Equity As a Virtue,” Professor Doug Abrams writes that Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 encourages development of positive attitudes about gender equity by enabling girls and boys to cooperate and respect one another in sports programs. Professor Abrams…

Professor Abrams: Title IX Is “One of Congress’ Most Significant Recent Contributions to Public Health”

For the past seven years, Professor Doug Abrams has written more than 200 articles on www.askcoachwolff.com, a leading national youth sports website. His latest article, “Title IX’s Impact on Youth Sports: A Giant Step Toward a Healthier Nation” concerns the positive nationwide impact of Title IX on gender equity in school and community sports leagues. Professor Abrams writes, “By dramatically…

Professor Abrams: Youth Sports Would Benefit From More Women Coaches

For the past seven years, Professor Doug Abrams has written a regular column on www.askcoachwolff.com, a leading national youth sports website. In his latest column, he notes that women comprise only 13 percent of youth soccer coaches nationwide and only six percent of youth baseball coaches. Many youth leaguers finish their playing days without ever having a female coach. Professor…