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

Amateur Sports Law

Credits: 2.0
Term: Spring 2022 - Law (01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 55778
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.
Majors not allowed in section: LAW: JD HYBRID
Excluding the following students: Graduate Law - Online
Instructors: Michael Dube

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/18/2022 5/13/2022 M 10:00am - 11:50am UNHL 227