USADA is charged with managing the anti-doping program, including in-competition and out-of competition testing, results management processes, drug reference resources, and athlete education for all United States Olympic Committee (USOC) recognized sport national governing bodies, their athletes, and events.
The Forum's objective is to educate lawyers in the legal principles and transactional aspects of entertainment and sports law and to provide a platform for the discussion of issues affecting these fields.
A lawsuit file by former UCLA basketball player Ed O'Bannon on behalf of the NCAA's Division I football and men's basketball players, challenges the organization's use of the images of its former student athletes for commercial purposes. The suit argues that upon graduation, a former student athlete should become entitled to financial compensation for NCAA's commercial uses of his or her image.
A case in which the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the NCAA's receipt of dues payments from colleges and universities which received federal funds, was not sufficient to subject the NCAA to a lawsuit under Title IX. (525 U.S. 459)