2017-2018 Catalog 
    
    Oct 22, 2018  
2017-2018 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.