Curriculum Guide · Courses
Sports and the Law
Professors Houlihan and D. Jones
J.D. Course 417 | 2 credit hours
This course examines the application of a variety of legal principles to the business of sports. The course focuses on the application of contract law, antitrust law, and to some extent, arbitration, labor law, and other legal concepts and doctrines, on disputes and legal issues related to the sports industry. While the primary focus is on professional sports, some issues of amateur athletics are covered. The application of tax law to sports is not covered. There will be an examination.
Students may not receive credit for both this course and Sports Law or Professional Sports and the Law.
Prior enrollment in Antitrust or Labor Law is not a requirement.