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

Amateur Sports Law

Law   Franklin Pierce School of Law :: Intellectual Property (LAW)
Credits: 2.0
Term: Spring 2023 - Law (01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 54453
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.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
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
1/17/2023 5/12/2023 M 10:15am - 12:15pm UNHL 205