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    American University Washington College of Law
   
 
  Sep 25, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LAW - 674 Law of Professional Sports


(2 hrs.)

An introduction to legal and business aspects of the sports industry. The course will examine the structure of professional sports, including the interrelationship of leagues, clubs, and individual athletes and their representatives. Antitrust, labor, and contract law principles will be discussed, as will practical aspects of practicing law in the professional sports industry. Topics also will include negotiating and drafting contracts and ethical considerations in representing the professional athlete. Duru, Shatsky Spring