Sports Management

Review the following case from Chapter 8 in the Case Studies in Sport Law textbook. Favia v. Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 812 F. Supp. 578 (W.D. Pa. 1993)

1 State the names of the plaintiff and defendant, the volume number, page number and name of the reporter, and the court that decided this case. 2. Describe the facts of the case. 3. What was the cause of action? 4. What was the court’s disposition of the case? 5. By what amount was the athletic department required to reduce its budget in 1991? 6. What was the percentage difference in female athletes before and after the budget cuts? 7. What was the number of men’s and women’s intercollegiate varsity teams after the budget cut? 8. What evidence was cited for justifying the elimination of women’s gymnastics and field hockey as varsity sports? 9. What inequities between men’s and women’s teams were cited? What was the difference in scholarship amounts awarded? 10. Who is responsible for enforcement and regulation of Title IX? 11. Why did the court hold that the requirements of the first prong of the three-prong test had not been met? Do you agree? Why? 12. Why did the court hold that the requirements of the second prong of the three-prong test had not been met? Do you agree? Why? 13. Why did the court hold that the requirements of the third prong of the three-prong test had not been met? Do you agree? Why? 14. Do you agree with the remedy provided by the court? Would you make any changes to this or provide additional requirements? Why?

 

 

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