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Sports Law and Regulation: Cases, Materials, and Problems

Edition: 3rd ed., 2013
Format: Hardcover
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9781454810728

SKU: 93346

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This casebook covers both amateur and professional sports -- as well as issues common to both industries -- and is suitable as the primary text for any sports law course. Sports Law and Regulation: Cases, Materials, and Problems takes a penetrating look at the regulation of interscholastic athletics, intercollegiate athletics, Olympic and international sports issues, professional athletics, and agents, as well as gender and racial equity.

The authors reveal the scope and depth of the area while keeping their presentation coherent and concise:

Principal cases include both leading historical and major recent sports law cases;
Ancillary legal doctrines and minor cases are discussed in detailed introductory and historical materials for each chapter;
Offers analysis of the developing legal principles governing the amateur and professional sports industries;
Raises some of the deeper philosophical, sociological, psychological, and economic policy issues that arise in the sports context, mirroring the practice of law in the 21st century generally, and heightening student understanding of sports-related legal issues.

Table of Contents includes:
An Introduction to the Study of Sports Law;
Regulating Interscholastic (High School) Athletics;
Regulating Intercollegiate Athletics;
Regulating Olympic and International Athletics;
Coaches' Contracts and Related Issues;
Regulating Professional Athletics;
Labor Law and Labor Relations;
Regulating Agents;
Racial Equity Issues in Athletics;
Gender Equity Issues in Athletics;
Health, Safety and Risk Management Issues in Sports;
Intellectual Property Issues in Sports.
This casebook covers both amateur and professional sports -- as well as issues common to both industries -- and is suitable as the primary text for any sports law course. Sports Law and Regulation: Cases, Materials, and Problems takes a penetrating look at the regulation of interscholastic athletics, intercollegiate athletics, Olympic and international sports issues, professional athletics, and agents, as well as gender and racial equity.

The authors reveal the scope and depth of the area while keeping their presentation coherent and concise:

Principal cases include both leading historical and major recent sports law cases;
Ancillary legal doctrines and minor cases are discussed in detailed introductory and historical materials for each chapter;
Offers analysis of the developing legal principles governing the amateur and professional sports industries;
Raises some of the deeper philosophical, sociological, psychological, and economic policy issues that arise in the sports context, mirroring the practice of law in the 21st century generally, and heightening student understanding of sports-related legal issues.

Table of Contents includes:
An Introduction to the Study of Sports Law;
Regulating Interscholastic (High School) Athletics;
Regulating Intercollegiate Athletics;
Regulating Olympic and International Athletics;
Coaches' Contracts and Related Issues;
Regulating Professional Athletics;
Labor Law and Labor Relations;
Regulating Agents;
Racial Equity Issues in Athletics;
Gender Equity Issues in Athletics;
Health, Safety and Risk Management Issues in Sports;
Intellectual Property Issues in Sports.

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ISBN 9781454810728
Edition 3rd ed., 2013
Publisher Aspen Publishing

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