Legal Issues in Sport

This course is designed to enhance the student’s knowledge about the legal system as it pertains to sport law. The course will include legal basics, including contract law principles, general tort theories, general criminal law principles, fundamentals of Title IX, relevant disability related statutes, constitutional frameworks related to the regulation of drugs in sport, international sport legal issues, antitrust issues, labor issues, intellectual property issues, and religious issues related to sport. The student’s understanding of the basic legal concepts concerning both contract law and tort law in sport will provide a sound foundation to recognize legal liability exposure in the sport workplace.

Grade Basis: Letter Grade
Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

Last updated: 06/28/2021