Sports Law and Regulation: Cases, Materials, and Problems

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Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, Dec 13, 2016 - Law - 1104 pages
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The fourth edition of Sports Law and Regulation: Cases, Materials, and Problems explores both amateur and professional sports as well as issues common to both industries. A comprehensive collection of cases and materials provides balanced perspective and flexible coverage, while the organization provides instructors the flexibility to cover selected sections or chapters for a separate course in either Amateur Sports Law or Professional Sports Law. The fourth edition includes recent landmark sports precedents, an updated Olympic and international sports law chapter, and the addition of youth sports materials to the high school sports chapter. Materials examining the governance authority of the Big-5 conferences, and Title IX to address student-athlete sexual assault of women have also been included in the updated edition. Sports Law and Regulation: Cases, Materials, and Problems contains the appropriate amount of introductory and explanatory materials, notes, and questions to facilitate students’ understanding as well as hypothetical problems for applying new knowledge.

Key Features:

  • Most recent landmark sports law precedents, including Brady v NFL, O’Bannon antitrust and right of publicity litigation, Garber and Laumann antitrust litigation challenging MLB and NHL broadcasting restrictions
  • Updated Olympic and international sports law chapter, including Pechstein v International Skating Union (German Federal Supreme Civil Court recognizes independence of Court of Arbitration for Sport and enforces its arbitration award) and 2015 World Anti-doping Code materials
  • Addition of youth sports materials to high school chapter
  • Addition of materials examining the governance authority (autonomy) of the Big-5 conferences and other institutions at the most competitive level within the NCAA
  • Addition of Title IX to address student-athlete sexual assault of women, and a discussion of issues relating to transsexual, transgender and intersex athletes to the gender equity chapter
  • Addition of discussions of the evolving definition of sport and new sports, including mixed martial arts and e-sports
  • Addition of a comment on concussion related claims in the health and safety chapter
 

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Contents

Contents Preface
Acknowledgments
The Role of Sport in Society
An Introduction to the Study of Sports Law Chapter 2 Regulating Interscholastic and Youth Athletics
Age Rules
e Exclusion of Homeschooled Students from Athletic
Review of Game Results
Health and Safety Issues in Youth and Interscholastic Sports
Collective Bargaining in the Professional Sports Industries
NBA Uniform Player Contract
The Intersection of Antitrust and Labor
Regulating Agents
Conflicts Between Agents
Players Associations
Ethical Issues
Racial Equity Issues in Athletics

Regulating Intercollegiate Athletics
First Amendment Rights Issues
Imposed by the National Collegiate Athletic Association
Regulating Olympic and International Athletics
Samoa NOC and Sports Federation Inc v International
Regulating Olympic and International Athletics Chapter 5 Coaches Contracts and Related Issues
Termination and Breach
Contract Negotiation Exercise
Professional Sports League Governance and Legal Regulation
Internal League Governance and Commissioner Authority
Antitrust Law Limits on League Governance and Rules
Application of Sherman Act
Sherman Act 2 Limits on Dominant Sports Leagues
Labor Relations in Professional Sports
a Formal Rules of Exclusion
An Evolving Debate
Case
Gender Equity Issues in Athletics
School District of Bethlehem
Health Safety and Risk Management Issues in Sports
Health Safety and Risk Management Issues in Sports Chapter 12 Intellectual Property Issues in Sports
RealTime Game Accounts and Broadcasting Rights
Athletes Lanham Act and State Law Privacy Reputation
Adolf Coors
Table of Cases
E Developing International Labor Issues
Index

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