Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Legal Issues in Sport Environment (3 cr)
K511 | 6112 | Plummer


CLASS MEETING:
Meets one 2  hour period one time per week

Meets with P411

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
The objective of this course is to provide the student with an understanding
of the American legal
system and laws as they affect amateur and professional athletics and the
sport industry in general.
The course is also intended to provide the student with an introduction to
legal research and
analysis in the context of sports - related legal issues.

GRADING:
Midterm Examination                 30%
Memorandum of Law                 20%
Final Examination                      40%
(written or oral - to be announced)
Class Participation                     10%
Law Library Tour              attendance mandatory

(Please note that grading percentages are subject to change.

TOPICS TO BE ADDRESSED:
Court and Legal System in the United States
Legal Research and Case Analysis (greater emphasis in K511)
Contract Law
Professional Sport Careers
Player Agents
Amateur Athletic Associations
Amateur Athletics
Sexual Discrimination Issues
Drug Testing in Amateur Athletics
Television and Media Broadcasting
Trademark Law
Workers' Compensation
Antitrust Litigation
Tax Concerns of Professional Athletes
Non-Profit Organizations