Legally Brief presents Child Athlete Abuse

The Child Athlete Abuse podcast is a bi-weekly show featuring conversations on law, culture and abuse. Judie Saunders, an attorney, discusses laws that deal with the sexual, emotional and physical abuse of athletes.

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On June 30, 2021, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court overturned Bill Cosby's criminal conviction for the sexual assault of former basketball player Andrea Constrand. On this episode, you will learn: why ...
July 27, 2021
There is no greater human need than the desire to belong to community and family. So strong is the desire to belong, that parents and athletes often stay in toxic friend groups, teams and sport commun...
July 20, 2021
With constant messaging and media that promotes an "us vs. them" mentality even parents can get caught up and view our children's love interest as the enemy. The negative labeling of young girls as "b...
July 13, 2021
Are student athletes free to rant and express their frustrations with sport on social media? Are you worried about what your children send out into the internet? On June 23, 2021, the U.S. Supreme Cou...
July 6, 2021
On June 21, 2021,  the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision in the case of the NCAA et. al vs. Alston. In a two-part series, I provide insight into the Court's ruling.  Should athletes and their paren...
June 26, 2021
On June 21, 2021,  the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision in the case of the NCAA et. al vs. Alston. In a two-part series, I provide insight into the Court's ruling.  Should athletes and their paren...
June 22, 2021
Is your child athlete being bullied on the field, dance studio or in the gym?  Is the bully a teammate? What if the coach participates in the bullying or looks away?   When an athlete is the target of...
June 22, 2021
In this episode Katherine Starr discusses how elite athletes can protect their health before, during and after competition. Katherine is a two time Olympian 1984 and 1988 (Great Britain). In 1986 she ...
June 15, 2021
National Sporting Associations, such as MLB, NFL and Olympic bodies, publish statements condemning sexual violence, physical and child abuse.  Are these statements adequate? Do these organizations nee...
June 8, 2021
On March 31, 2021, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of NCAA vs. Alston.  The Court is expected to issue a decision that will touch on a number of issues that affect  NCAA Divisi...
June 1, 2021

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