Graduate Catalog

SMB-585 THE LAW IN SPORT

Provides an understanding of the American legal system with an emphasis on the resolution of sport business legal disputes by means of civil litigation, mediation, arbitration, and trial procedures. Examines the traditional areas of contract law and tort law as they relate to problems confronting the sport manager. Scrutinizes the legal structure of sport and focuses on special topics of television and media, trademark law, sex discrimination, facility safety, handicap access, professional sport, drug testing, antitrust laws, gambling, and tax laws.

Credits

3

Distribution

Business