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The staff of the Sports Law Institute have influenced legal thinking and the national debate on sports law through books, scholarly articles, magazines, and blogs. Professor Brian Porto has been writing about legal issues in sports for more than two decades.


Books

Brian L. Porto, The Supreme Court and the NCAA: The Case for Less Commercialism and More Due Process in College Sports (University of Michigan Press) (2012)

Brian L. Porto, A New Season: Using Title IX to Reform College Sports (Praeger) (2003)

 

Scholarly Articles

Brian L. Porto, New Rules for an Old Game: Recent Changes to the NCAA Enforcement Process and Some Suggestions for the Future," 92 Oregon Law Review 1 (2014).

Brian L. Porto, Can the NCAA Enforcement Process Protect Children From Abuse in the Wake of the Sandusky Scandal?, 22 Widener Law Journal 555 (2013).

Brian L. Porto, "You'll Never Work (Or Play) Here Again: A Lingering Question In Title IX Retaliation Claims Brought By Coaches And Athletes After Jackson v. Birmingham Board of Education," 22, no. 2 Marquette Sports Law Review 553 (Spring 2012).

Brian L. Porto, Halfway Home: An Update on Title IX and College Sports, 34 Vermont Bar Journal 28 (2008).

Brian L. Porto, The Legal Challenges to "Big-Time" College Sports: Are They Threats or Opportunities for Reform? 27 Vermont Bar Journal 41 (2001).

Brian L. Porto, Title IX, Gender Equity, and the Future of College Sports, 25 Vermont Bar Journal 37 (1999).

Brian L. Porto, Completing the Revolution: Title IX as Catalyst for an Alternative Model of College Sports, 8 Seton Hall Journal of Sports Law 351 (1998).

Brian L. Porto, Balancing Due Process and Academic Integrity in Intercollegiate Athletics: The Scholarship Athlete's Limited Property Interest in Eligibility, 62 Indiana Law Journal 1151 (1987).


Other Media

  • Professor Brian Porto coauthored an article titled "The 'Big Five' Power Grab: the Real Threat to College Sports," which appeared in The Chronicle of higher Education on June 19, 2014.  http://chronicle.com/article/The-Big-Five-Power-Grab-/147265/?cid=pm&u ...

  • ESPN-W talked to Professor Brian Porto on April 3, 2012, about the difficulties that women face in coaching college sports since the advent of Title IX: http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/eticket/story?page=theGlassWall

  • Vermont Public Radio spoke with Professor Brian Porto on March 15, 2012, about his new book "The Supreme Court and the NCAA: The Case for Less Commercialism and More Due Process in College Sports."

  • The Boston Globe on March 4, 2012, reviewed Professor Brian Porto's new book titled "The Supreme Court and the NCAA: The Case for Less Commercialism and More Due Process in College Sports."

  • NPR's "Only A Game" spoke with Professor Brian Porto on Feb. 18, 2012, about his new book "The Supreme Court and the NCAA: The Case for Less Commercialism and More Due Process in College Sports."

  • Vermont Public Radio> aired a commentary by Professor Brian Porto on Feb. 3, 2012, about lessons that can be learned from the career of the late football coach Joe Paterno.