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Sports and the Law: Text, Cases and Problems (American Casebook Series)

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Edition: 5th ed., 2015
Author(s): Weiler, Roberts, Abrams, Ross


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This Sports and the Law: Text, Cases and Problems casebook covers various aspects of professional sports, including the unique office of the league commissioner, the many contract, antitrust, and labor law dimensions of the player-labor market, and the peculiar institution of the player agent in a unionized industry. Looks at the system of college athletics governed by the NCAA and how law impacts individual sports like golf, tennis, boxing, and the motor sports, as well as the structure and operation of international Olympic sports. It also focuses on tort and criminal law issues arising out of the personal injuries caused by sports.

Table of Contents includes:
Moral Integrity of the Sport: The Role of the Commissioner and the Law;
Constructing a Players Market From Contract to Antitrust Law;
From Antitrust to Labor Law;
Labor Law and Collective Bargaining in Professional Sports;
Agent Representation of the Athlete;
Sports Broadcasting, Merchandising, and Intellectual Property Law;
Franchise, League, and Community;
Monopoly in Professional Sports;
Intercollegiate Sports: Due Process and Academic Integrity;
Intercollegiate Sports: Commercialism and Amateurism;
Intercollegiate Sports: Gender Equity;
Individual Sports;
Personal Injury From Sports.


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Format Hardcover
Author Weiler, Roberts, Abrams, Ross
ISBN 9781628101614
Edition 5th ed., 2015
Publisher West