Sports and the Law: Major Legal Cases

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Charles E. Quirk
Taylor & Francis, 1999 - Law - 305 pages
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A lively and provocative account of the arts in Britain, Building Jerusalem suggests that even after fifty years of state planning of Britain's "leisure industries" the country is nevertheless approaching the millennium in a state of cultural confusion. Drawing on a wealth of historical material from Scotland, Wales, and English provincial towns, as well as the more familiar London story, Pick and Anderton contend that the original meaning of cultural language has been distorted by the fashionable phrase-making of modern government agencies, and by the inaccurate and misleading view of cultural history that is constantly presented to the public.

The authors unfold fascinating stories of Britain's cultural past, before state support of the arts. They vividly relate the great changes wrought by the industrial revolution and by the development of the twentieth century media and describe the long history of Church and Royal support for the arts, as well as the long periods when all of the arts

  

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Contents

A Coachs Nightmare
11
Fans Strike Out with Foul Ball Litigation
24
The Application of the Attractive Nuisance
28
Live Horse Racing in
48
Two AllPros Collide with the Football
54
Athletes and Academic
63
Substance Abuse Policies
78
Commissioner
85
Free Agency Comes
166
Joe Kapps Fight for Free Agency
184
The Letter of Intent and Collegiate Athletes
198
Who Owns the Property
215
The Land of the Free Disputes Homes for the Braves
221
Law Politics and the Power
237
White BallBlack Ball
251
Sex Discrimination
268

The Sacrifice of the 1919
111
A Basketball Player with Great
125
Fantasy Sports and the Law
143
The Rights of Players and Owners
147
Female Reporters in Male Locker
283
Index of Names and Subjects
297
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