LGP 956 (01) - Pro Sports Law: Unique Relationship, Leagues, Team and Players

Professional Sports Law

Credits: 2.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Law (08/23/2021 - 12/17/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 15602
This course examines various legal issues affecting professional sports industries and the relationship between leagues, teams, players and affected third-parties. Topics include related issues in antitrust, labor, work stoppages, contracts, intellectual property, advertising/brand management, torts, franchise relocation, immigration, disability and pension systems, anti-discrimination, regulation of private associations, regulation of athlete agents and their ethical duties, sports broadcasting and esports. Pursuit of careers in sports law, especially becoming attorneys for teams or leagues or becoming sports agents, is also covered. Eligibility: Open to all except 1Ls. Course format: lecture and discussion. This course may be taken for an S/U grade.
Department Approval Required. Contact Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Instructors: Michael McCann

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/23/2021 12/17/2021 R 9:40am - 11:30am UNHL 201