Other Meetings of Interest



To accompany the publication of Stephen Ross' new book, An Advanced Introduction to Global Sports Law (published by Edward Elgar), he is hosting two online events with experts in the field of sports law that will explore some of the concepts in the book in greater detail. Those in attendance will have the opportunity to offer questions to the panelists during the presentation.

Global Sports Law: Judicial Review and Governing Bodies
Thursday, April 1 at noon (Eastern Time)
Zoom Link:
Password: Global1

The first event focuses on judicial review of league or governing board decisions and will feature a trans-Atlantic comparative discussion of English and American practices. Guests for this event will be Roy Eisenhardt, Lecturer in Law at Berkeley Law and former President of the Oakland A’s, who will discuss the unique role of the commissioner of baseball and how courts review his decisions; and Jonathan Taylor QC, a prominent English sports solicitor who directs the sports practice at the global firm Bird & Bird, who will discuss the “supervisory review” of English sports governance.

Global Sports Law: Mission of Governing Boards
Tuesday, April 13 at 8:00 a.m. (Eastern Time)
Zoom Link:
Password: Global1

The second event focuses on the mission of governing boards. Guests for this event will be Miguel Cardenal Carro, Professor of Law at Rey Juan Carlos University (Madrid) and former Spanish Minister of State for Sport; and David Trodden, Author and CEO of the New South Wales Rugby League.


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