Sports Venue Construction:Legal & Financial Issues

SLN #: 31312
Course Prefix: LAW-671
Course Section: 001
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor(s): Leach

Course Description:
This is a new course and the titles are a bit misleading. Please review the syllabus. The primary focus of this course is to study the structure and issues related to stadium construction in professional and college sports. The course will then cover issues related to professional league expansion and team relocation.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 3
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: Yes
Skills Requirement: No
Experiential Learning: No
Prerequisite: “Contracts,” “Fundamentals of Contract Law,” or “Contract: Negotiating & Drafting in the Sports Industry” is required as a pre- or co-requisite.
Special Withdrawal Course: No
Final Exam Given: No
Paper Or In-Class Presentation: Yes
Participation Points: Section VI, E in the Statement of Student Policies: 20% of the final grade will be based on class participation and attendance. JD students will be expected to present certain materials, which will be assigned during the class. The quality of these presentations will be a factor in the participation grade for the JD students. However, students must do more than simply show up to class. Students must participate to fully maximize this aspect of their grade.
Attendance Policy: Per Statement Of Student Policies
Additional Attendance Policy: Section III in the Statement of Student Policies: Absent exceptional circumstances (e.g., unforeseen extended illness), any student who misses more than 20% of our scheduled classes (i.e., 3 or more) will be administratively withdrawn from the course with a failing grade or a withdrawal at the discretion of the instructor.

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