US Amateur Sports Law



2014 Spring

About This Class

This course introduces students to the various legal issues raised by youth sports, high school sports, and college sports.  Students will examine in detail cases and policies concerning the governance of each of these three levels of amateur sports.  Beyond that, students will consider issues of racial equity, gender equity, health and safety, and intellectual property that arise in amateur sports.
An examination of legal issues arising in youth sports, high school sports, and college sports. The course addresses the role of sport as a cultural phenomenon in the United States and its relationship to law, politics, and economics.   Cases studied will implicate tort, contract, constitutional, antitrust, and intellectual property law.

Class Code



Business Law