Law of Amateur Sport (LAW-795AS-001)
Assessment:In-class exam, open book In-class exam, essay questions Class participation.
During the course of this semester, we will address a range of topics dealing with the law of amateur sports. We will engage these topics through analyzing cases, rules, statutes, and current events. In doing so, students will: • be introduced to the basic regulatory frameworks that govern youth, high school, collegiate, and Olympic sport; • explore the concept of amateurism and contemplate its proper place on the American sporting landscape; • learn to critically evaluate the policy considerations that drive legal developments in amateur sports law; and • be exposed to the various roles lawyers can play in the sports industry.
Textbooks and Other Materials
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Sports Law and Regulation, Mitten, Davis, Smith, and Duru
Wolters Kluwer, 4th Edition (2016)
First Class Readings
Pleae skim pages 1 - 20 of the casebook.
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