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Fall 2016
LAW254  A  SPORTS LAW

Course Description
This course will survey the major areas of sports law with a focus on the laws governing professional and collegiate leagues, teams and athletes. The areas of sports law to be studied include antitrust, labor (collective bargaining and arbitration), trademark and copyright, rights of publicity and privacy, and anti-discrimination law. The laws that protect athletes from discrimination that will be highlighted are the U.S. Constitution (Equal Protection), Title VI and IX of the Civil Rights Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act. The history and underlying economics of professional and amateur sports will be introduced as necessary to aid in understanding the material.

Course Schedule
Dates Day Time Room
08-17-2016 - 11-29-2016   F  12:00 PM-1:50 PM F109

Course Frequency
This course is usually offered once every academic year

Course Information

Credits: 2
Pass/Fail Option: Yes
Prerequisite:
Method of Evaluation: Final Exam and Class Participation
Graduation Requirements Fulfilled By Course:
General
Special Attributes: None
Course Delivery:

Special Restrictions:
Law Track(s):
Employment & Labor - Specialized
Entertainment, Music, & Sports - Basic
Bar Subject(s): None
Concentration(s):
Business Compliance and Sustainability (Area of Focus)   More information
Business Compliance and Sustainability (Concentration)   More information
Course Book(s): TBD/None      
First Class Assignment(s): TBD/None

 
Professor(s)

KELLY, MICHAEL


Biography
Contact Information:
Email: msk1000@aol.com