University of Miami School of Law Course Description - Online System
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Spring 2018

Course Description
This course will examine current challenges prevalent in intercollegiate athletics and higher education and will require analysis of several regulatory and legal issues in the headlines.” Students will identify and discuss the complex legal issues facing intercollegiate athletics and will be taught by a team of 4 teachers -- each with legal backgrounds who has expertise in areas of athletics administration. Students will use critical perspective to examine and explore policy issues and attendant legal implications to include use of name, image and likeness, health and safety of student-athletes, sports wagering and several NCAA compliance, enforcement and eligibility issues. The course will also provide students with insight into careers in athletics. This course will culminate in group presentations where students will analyze hypothetical issues of critical importance to college athletics and formulate arguments and rationale which will be delivered to a “court.”

In addition to Professor Oliver Luck (Executive VP Regulatory Affairs and Strategic Partnerships at the NCAA) the course will be co-taught by the following three attorneys from the NCAA:

Jon Duncan, VP of Enforcement
Jennifer Henderson, Managing Director of Academic and Membership Affairs
Naima Stevenson, Managing Director of Academic and Membership Affairs/Deputy General Counsel

Short Course Attendance Policy
Due to the small number of meetings, attendance to all meetings/classes for short courses is mandatory. Students who miss more than one class session (80 minute) of a 1-credit short course are subject to administrative withdrawal and will have a W for the course on their transcripts

Course Schedule
Offering Dates: 01-22-2018 - 01-27-2018  

Dates Day Time Room
01-22-2018 - 01-25-2018   MTWR  12:30 PM-1:50 PM F209
01-26-2018 - 01-26-2018   F  2:00 PM-5:00 PM F209
01-27-2018 - 01-27-2018   S  8:30 AM-11:30 AM F209

Course Frequency
Occasional course offering

Course Information

Credits: 1
Pass/Fail Option: No
Grading: Graded
Method of Evaluation: Small group presentations, delivering appellate arguments.
Graduation Requirements Fulfilled By Course: None
Special Attributes:
New Course
New Professor
Short Course
Special Restrictions:
Law Track(s): None
Bar Subject(s): None
Concentration(s): None
Course Book(s): TBD/None      
First Class Assignment(s): TBD/None



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