Courses 2008 - 2009
LAW E 532 Sports Law
Credits: 3-4, Variable
This course examines legal issues impacting amateur and professional sports. Students will analyze sports cases and materials that cover multiple disciplines, including contracts, torts, constitutional law, antitrust, labor and employment, intellectual property and criminal law. Students will participate in problem solving exercises and drafting and negotiation sessions, which explore areas such as player and coaching contracts, investigation of NCAA rules infractions and possible sanctions against universities. Students will augment their learning through analysis and discussion of up-to-the-minute professional and collegiate sports law developments. Antitrust law is recommended but not required.
Not offered this academic year.