MLB's Impact on Law and Society - MSLB

SLN #: 85066
Course Prefix: SLB-523
Course Section: D01
Credit Hours: 1
Instructor(s): Gibson;Selig
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Course Description:
This class will meet for six weeks beginning Friday, October 8, continuing through Friday, November 19. There will be no class the week of October 11 for fall break.

This course examines the ways in which MLB served as a catalyst for change in American law and society, and the legal and business developments that have shaped modern professional baseball. We will address such diverse topics as the establishment of the position of Commissioner of Baseball and the powers associated with that position, integration of African-American players into MLB, globalization of the sport, labor relations, expansion, franchise relocation, the growth of the business of Major League Baseball and the state of the game in the 21st Century.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 1
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Experiential Learning: No
Seminar: No
Special Withdrawal Course: No
Limited Enrollment Number: 30
Final Exam Given: Yes
Final Exam Type: In-Class - Completely Secure
Attendance Policy: Per Statement Of Student Policies
Teaching Method: In Person

* The law school has a policy that Is used To calculate credit hours. Please see the Statement of Student Policies.