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LAWS 9957 Sports Law (Spring: 3 )

Course Description

This course offers the study of selected topics in the application of law and legal thinking to sports. Particular attention is paid to how law or legal thinking shapes the business of sports and the behavior of those who run, play in, or regulate sports. Topics include league governance, merchandising, media rights, antitrust, labor law, and tort law. The class also includes on major simulation about the movement of college football teams to new conferences. The class requires a substantial research paper on a topic of the student's choice.


Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17