Sports Law



SLN #: 17896
Course Prefix: LAW-715
Course Section: 001
Credit Hours: 2
Instructor(s): Jay

Course Description:
Sports law is a course that deals with various legal issues relating to the structure and operation of the sports industry, particularly professional sports. The course reviews the antitrust principles that apply to sports, the labor law principles applicable to sports associations and professional athletes, the growing statutory regulation of professional and amateur sports, NCAA regulation of collegiate athletics, representation and counseling of professional athletes, and various other legal issues relating to professional and amateur sports.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 2
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Final Exam Given: Yes
Final Exam Type: In-Class
Participation Points: Yes for students with regular attendance and contribution to discussions
Attendance Policy: Per Statement of Student Policies
Online Course Site: None