Areas of Expertise
- Sports law
Professor Weston is co-author of casebooks on arbitration and sports law, and has written numerous articles in the area of mediation, arbitration, sports law and disability law. She is a frequent speaker at academic conferences on arbitration, dispute resolution and sports law.
Professor Weston is director of the Entertainment, Media & Sports Dispute Resolution Project, serves as faculty advisor to the Sports & Entertainment Law Society and Dispute Resolution Law Journal, and as coach for ICC Mediation Advocacy and Sports & Entertainment Law Negotiation competitions.
- JD, University of Colorado
- BA, University of Denver
Research and Scholarship
Maureen A. Weston, Can A Sports Sanction Constitute an Illegal Work Restriction? A Review of NCAA v. Coach Todd McNair, LawInSport, Apr. 16, 2019
Maureen A. Weston, The International Right to Sport for Persons with Disabilities, 28 MARQUETTE SPORTS L. REV. 1 (2017)
Maureen A. Weston, Tackling Abuse in Sport Through Dispute System Design, 13 U. ST. THOMAS L. J. 434 (2017)
Maureen A. Weston, The Clash: Squaring Mandatory Arbitration with Administrative Agency and Representative Recourse, 89 SO. CAL. L. REV. 103 (2015)
Professor Maureen Weston received her J.D. from the University of Colorado, and B.A. in Economics/Political Science at the University of Denver. She teaches courses on arbitration, mediation, negotiation, international dispute resolution, legal ethics, and U.S. and international sports law. She serves as Faculty Advisor to the Sports & Entertainment Law Society and Dispute Resolution Journal, and as coach for ICC Mediation Advocacy and Sports & Entertainment Law Negotiation competitions.
Professor Weston has taught law at the University of Oklahoma, University of Colorado, University of Las Vegas Nevada, Hamline, and in Oxford, England. Prior to teaching, she practiced law with Holme Roberts & Owen and Faegre & Benson in Colorado. Professor Weston is actively involved in programs furthering opportunities for students to gain experience in negotiation, mediation and arbitration. Her committee service includes the ABA, Law School Division, Arbitration Competition, AALS Sports Law Executive Committee, and former chair of the ABA Dispute Resolution Education Committee and Representation in Mediation Competition. She is a member on the Boards of Directors at the University of Colorado School of Law Alumni Board, the National Sports Law Institute at Marquette School of Law, Malibu Little League, and Editorial Board of LawInSport.
A frequent speaker at conferences, Professor Weston is co-author of casebooks on sports law and arbitration and has written numerous articles in the area of Olympic and International Sports Arbitration, disability law, sports law, and dispute resolution.