Marquette University News Release

Performance-enhancing drugs, NCAA enforcement issues among featured topics as Marquette Law hosts National Sports Law Institute conference

September 24, 2013

Event Information:
Date: Friday, Oct. 18
Time: 9 a.m.
Place: Marquette Law School, Eckstein Hall

Performance-enhancing drugs and NCAA enforcement issues will be among the featured topics at a conference hosted by Marquette University Law School’s National Sports Law Institute on Friday, Oct. 18, at 9 a.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St.

The full-day conference will address sports doping legal issues, including the Lance Armstrong doping investigation and revisions to the World Anti-doping Code. Several issues involving the NCAA will be examined, including current litigation in college sports and its rules enforcement process.

Panelists include Michael Lenard, Vice President of the International Council of Arbitration for Sport; Onye Ikwuakor, Legal Affairs Director for the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency; Howard Jacobs, an attorney who has represented several athletes accused of doping violations; Donald Remy, the NCAA’s General Counsel and Vice President of Legal Affairs; Jon Duncan, the NCAA’s Interim Vice President of Enforcement; and Marquette vice president and director of athletics Larry Williams.

Individuals interested in attending the conference can register online or contact NSLI Associate Director Prof. Paul Anderson at (414) 288-5816 or

Media interested in attending should contact Chris Jenkins in the Office of Marketing and Communication at (414) 288-4745 or

About the National Sports Law Institute
Founded in 1989, the National Sports Law Institute of Marquette University Law School is the first institute of its kind associated with an American law school and remains the leader in its field.

The institute sponsors local and national events, including conferences and symposia for individuals in the sports industry, and disseminates information on the sports industry and sports law through several publications, including the Marquette Sports Law Review.

As a part of Marquette University, a Catholic Jesuit University, the Institute is committed to searching for truth, discovering and sharing information, fostering professional excellence, developing leaders and serving those in the sports industry.

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About Chris Jenkins

Chris Jenkins

Chris is the Associate Director of University Communication in the Office of Marketing and Communication. Contact Chris at (414) 288-4745 or View all posts by .