History of MLB Since WWII: MSLB

SLN #: 26616
Course Prefix: SLB-523
Course Section: 001
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor(s): Gibson;Selig
Course Books: View List of Books

Course Description:
This course examines how MLB served as a catalyst for change in American law and society post WWII, and the legal and business developments that have shaped modern professional baseball. We will address such diverse topics as the integration of African-American players into MLB and diversity in MLB, labor relations (collective bargaining, free agency, labor stoppages and drug testing), league operations, franchise relocation, expansion, globalization of the game, the business and marketing of the game in the digital age and the resulting legal implications, and the state of the game in the 21st Century. JD students will have extra required reading and writing assignments.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 3
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible/Upper-Level Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Simulation Course: No
Experiential Learning: No
Seminar: No
Special Withdrawal Course: No
Attendance Policy: Per Statement Of Student Policies

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