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Pepperdine University's Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution hosted a symposium titled, "Arbitrating Sports: Reflections on USADA/Landis, the Olympic Games, and the Future of Sports Dispute Resolution," on Friday, February 27, 2009 at the School of Law.


Pepperdine welcomed a distinguished panel of speakers, comprising arbitrators, lawyers, scholars, and members of the press. Panelists include Matt Barnett, a USADA Lawyer of Barnett & Barnett P.C.; Jeffrey Benz, an arbitrator/AVP; Michael Hiltzik of the Los Angeles Times; Howard Jacobs, of the law offices of Howard Jacobs; Michael Lenard of the International Court of Arbitration for Sport; Richard McLaren, a CAS Arbitrator of the University of Western Ontario; Matt Mitten of Marquette University School of Law; Maidie Oliveau of CAS Arbitrator/Law Sports; John Ruger of the United States Olympic Committee; Mike Straubel of Valparaiso School of Law; Maurice Suh of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher; and Maureen Weston of Pepperdine University School of Law.


One of the featured session topics was about the hearing between the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) and Floyd Landis, 2006 winner of the Tour de France, which was held on Pepperdine's campus. "We have lawyers from both sides of the USADA/Landis arbitration returning to Pepperdine," says Professor Weston. "This conference will be an academic forum for lawyers and arbitrators to talk about the process of sports arbitration. We hope to open communication between athletes and the governing bodies."




Arbitrating Sports: Reflections on USADA/Landis, the Olympic Games, and the Future of Sports Dispute Resolution
Sessions
• Reflections on USADA v. Floyd Landis
• The Olympic Games
• The Future of Sports Dispute Resolution
• The Perspective of the Press and Public Arbitration
Panelists
Matt Barnett - USADA Lawyer/Barnett & Barnett P.C.
Jeffrey Benz - Arbitrator/AVP
Michael Hiltzik - LA Times
Howard Jacobs - Law Offices of Howard Jacobs
Michael Lenard - International Court of Arbitration for Sport
Richard McLaren - CAS Arbitrator/University of Western Ontario
Matt Mitten - Marquette University School of Law
Maidie Oliveau - CAS Arbitrator/Law Sports
John Ruger - United States Olympic Committee
Mike Straubel - Valparaiso School of Law
Maurice Suh - Gibson Dunn & Crutcher
Maureen Weston- Pepperdine School of Law

Arbitrating Sports: Reflections on USADA/Landis, the Olympic Games, and the Future of Sports Dispute Resolution Pepperdine University

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Pepperdine University's Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution hosted a symposium titled, "Arbitrating Sports: Reflections on USADA/Landis, the Olympic Games, and the Future of Sports Dispute Resolution," on Friday, February 27, 2009 at the School of Law.


Pepperdine welcomed a distinguished panel of speakers, comprising arbitrators, lawyers, scholars, and members of the press. Panelists include Matt Barnett, a USADA Lawyer of Barnett & Barnett P.C.; Jeffrey Benz, an arbitrator/AVP; Michael Hiltzik of the Los Angeles Times; Howard Jacobs, of the law offices of Howard Jacobs; Michael Lenard of the International Court of Arbitration for Sport; Richard McLaren, a CAS Arbitrator of the University of Western Ontario; Matt Mitten of Marquette University School of Law; Maidie Oliveau of CAS Arbitrator/Law Sports; John Ruger of the United States Olympic Committee; Mike Straubel of Valparaiso School of Law; Maurice Suh of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher; and Maureen Weston of Pepperdine University School of Law.


One of the featured session topics was about the hearing between the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) and Floyd Landis, 2006 winner of the Tour de France, which was held on Pepperdine's campus. "We have lawyers from both sides of the USADA/Landis arbitration returning to Pepperdine," says Professor Weston. "This conference will be an academic forum for lawyers and arbitrators to talk about the process of sports arbitration. We hope to open communication between athletes and the governing bodies."




Arbitrating Sports: Reflections on USADA/Landis, the Olympic Games, and the Future of Sports Dispute Resolution
Sessions
• Reflections on USADA v. Floyd Landis
• The Olympic Games
• The Future of Sports Dispute Resolution
• The Perspective of the Press and Public Arbitration
Panelists
Matt Barnett - USADA Lawyer/Barnett & Barnett P.C.
Jeffrey Benz - Arbitrator/AVP
Michael Hiltzik - LA Times
Howard Jacobs - Law Offices of Howard Jacobs
Michael Lenard - International Court of Arbitration for Sport
Richard McLaren - CAS Arbitrator/University of Western Ontario
Matt Mitten - Marquette University School of Law
Maidie Oliveau - CAS Arbitrator/Law Sports
John Ruger - United States Olympic Committee
Mike Straubel - Valparaiso School of Law
Maurice Suh - Gibson Dunn & Crutcher
Maureen Weston- Pepperdine School of Law

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    Reflections on USADA v. Floyd Landis: Part 1

    Reflections on USADA v. Floyd Landis: Part 1

    • 21 min
    • video
    Reflections on USADA v. Floyd Landis: Part 2

    Reflections on USADA v. Floyd Landis: Part 2

    • 34 min
    • video
    Reflections on USADA v. Floyd Landis: Part 3

    Reflections on USADA v. Floyd Landis: Part 3

    • 33 min
    • video
    The Olympic Games: Part 1

    The Olympic Games: Part 1

    • 27 min
    • video
    The Olympic Games: Part 2

    The Olympic Games: Part 2

    • 44 min
    • video
    The Olympic Games: Part 3

    The Olympic Games: Part 3

    • 29 min

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