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Collective Bargaining Agreements In Professional Sports: The Proper Forum For Establishing Performance-Enhancing Drug Testing Policies, David M. Washutka Feb 2012

Collective Bargaining Agreements In Professional Sports: The Proper Forum For Establishing Performance-Enhancing Drug Testing Policies, David M. Washutka

Pepperdine Dispute Resolution Law Journal

The intrusive nature of drug testing implicates the concern over a person's right to privacy. Currently, Congress has proposed legislation which would establish minimum drug testing requirements in professional sports. This legislation is a reaction to suspicions and investigations surrounding Major League Baseball players and the use of performance enhancing drugs. Federally mandated drug testing would raise constitutional issues regarding the players' rights against mandatory drug testing. These concerns could be avoided if drug testing policies are implemented through a collective bargaining agreement, negotiated and agreed upon between the leagues and their players associations. Thus, as previously asserted, collective ...


"Mortal [K]Ombat In Cleats": An Examination Of The Effectiveness Of The National Football League's Disability Plan And Its Impact On Retired Players, Brett Edwin Lovellette Feb 2012

"Mortal [K]Ombat In Cleats": An Examination Of The Effectiveness Of The National Football League's Disability Plan And Its Impact On Retired Players, Brett Edwin Lovellette

Pepperdine Law Review

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