LIP 914 (01) - Amateur Sports Law:Legal Issues in Youth, College and Rec Sport

Amateur Sports Law

Credits: 2.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Law (01/20/2021 - 05/14/2021)
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 57129
This course examines legal issues in interscholastic and intercollegiate sports. Topics include: Title IX gender discrimination; antitrust (including combinations of competing schools/conferences); constitutional law (including freedom of speech/association/religion); contract law, land use and environmental law issues for recreational sports; the regulatory authority of high school athletic associations; regulation of private educational institutions and sports associations; torts and insurance-related issues of schools for injuries suffered by athletes and spectators; the evolving conception of college athletes as professionals; athletic participation in taxpayer funded youth sports by home-schooled students; drug testing; legal responsibilities of coaches to safeguard amateur players (including from concussions and unsafe practice conditions); and participation in sports by disabled athletes. Pursuit of careers in sports law, especially compliance positions at universities and colleges, is also covered. Eligibility: Open to all except 1Ls. This course may be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: Michael McCann

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/20/2021 5/14/2021 R 1:30pm - 3:20pm UNHL 227