Spring 2015
    Law No.: LAW7074
    Sched. No.: 115210073

Professional Sports and the Law
Section 1A
X
Dell, Donald L.



Administrative Information:
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Days, Times (Room):F, 1630-1830 (TBA)
S, 0930-1130 (TBA)

Credits:2Type:Lecture
Capacity:21 **This information is current as of 12/19/2014 06:13:51 AM**
Current Enrollment:21 **This information is current as of 12/19/2014 06:13:51 AM**

Course Description:

NOTE: This A weekend course meets on January 23, 30, 31; February 13, 14, 27, 28; March 20, 21; April 3, 4, and 18.

This course examines the application of a variety of legal principles to the business of professional sports. The course focuses on the practical application of contract law, antitrust law, and to some extent arbitration and negotiation of disputes and current legal issues relating to the sports industry. Particular attention will be given to professional sports leagues and individual sports, as well as their practical application to the business of sports today. Mr. David Baumgarten, an associate at the law firm of Williams & Connolly, will assist Mr. Dell in the course. Normally there will be one or two guest speakers from the sports world, speaking to the class.

COURSE REQUIREMENT: Examination (a paper may be substituted with the permission of the instructor)