Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Legal Issues in Sport Settings (3 cr.)
P411 | 6083 | Plummer


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.

CLASS MEETS WITH K511

GRADING:
Midterm Examination  30%
Project (to be announced)  20%
Final Examination  40%
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 Sports 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