Sports Law

Author: Matthew J. Mitten
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454874813
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The authors of the leading sports law casebook joined with two of the leaders in the sports law field to develop a problem-based sports law and governance text for undergraduate and graduate students. The text is presented in the traditional law school case method style, with a unique focus on how those regulatory and governance materials can be used to solve problems in sports, from issues like Deflategate to the future of big-time intercollegiate athletics. Whether students are interested in careers in professional or amateur sports law, they will acquire foundational knowledge that will help them identify legal issues, minimize risk, and become a generation of problem solvers within the sports industry. Contracts, torts, agency, labor/employment, antitrust, and intellectual property law are all addressed, as well as health and safety issues and high school, college, and international/Olympic/regulatory concerns. In a world where sports has proven to be a leader, the book also addresses racial and gender equity issues in depth.

Sports Law

Author: Matthew J. Mitten
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 9781454869788
Format: PDF, ePub
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The authors of the leading sports law casebook joined with two of the leaders in the sports law field to develop a problem-based sports law and governance text for undergraduate and graduate students. The text is presented in the traditional law school case method style, with a unique focus on how those regulatory and governance materials can be used to solve problems in sports, from issues like Deflategate to the future of big-time intercollegiate athletics. Whether students are interested in careers in professional or amateur sports law, they will acquire foundational knowledge that will help them identify legal issues, minimize risk, and become a generation of problem solvers within the sports industry. Contracts, torts, agency, labor/employment, antitrust, and intellectual property law are all addressed, as well as health and safety issues and high school, college, and international/Olympic/regulatory concerns. In a world where sports has proven to be a leader, the book also addresses racial and gender equity issues in depth.

Sports Law

Author: Matthew J. Mitten
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law and Business
ISBN: 9780735508644
Format: PDF, ePub
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Career choices in sports law are divided into two broad categories: professional (sports business management) and amateur (sports coaching and administration). Sports Law and Regulation, adapted from the authors' top law school text, addresses both roles: professional issues of contracts, torts, agency, labor/employment law, health and safety, and intellectual property rights for marketing as well as amateur issues such as sports regulation in high school, college and Olympic levels, and gender/racial equality (Title VII). The authoritative legal author team has carefully edited and adapted their successful casebook to fit the needs of undergraduate students. Their wealth of sports law experience provides interesting and insightful cases, examples and problems to help students with legal issues they will face in their careers. Terms and legal vocabulary are called out in body of the text and immediately defined for better comprehension. End of chapter questions and assignments enhance student understanding, and helpful Websites are referenced for further research and discussion. Features: Addresses both broad categories of careers in sports law o professional (sports business management) o contracts o torts o agency o labor/employment law o health and safety o intellectual property rights for marketing o amateur (sports coaching and administration) o sports regulation in high school, college and Olympic levels o gender and racial equality, Title VII Adapted from authors' successful law school casebook o authoritative legal team from top law schools o carefully edited to fit needs of undergraduates Interesting, insightful cases and examples from authors' wealth of sports law experience Examples, case illustrations, and problems identify legal issues students will face in practice Terms and legal vocabulary o called out in body of the text o defined immediately for student comprehension End of chapter questions and assignments to enhance understanding Websites for further research and discussion

Sports Law and Regulation

Author: Matthew J. Mitten
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454887184
Format: PDF, ePub
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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

Sports Law

Author: Patrick K. Thornton
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449611311
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Sports Law looks at major court cases, statutes, and regulations that explore a variety of legal issues in the sports industry. The early chapters provide an overview of sports law in general terms and explore its impact on race, politics, religion, and everyday affairs. Later chapters address hot button issues such as gender equity, drug testing, and discrimination. Written from a sport management perspective, rather than from a lawyer s, this text covers all the major areas presented in sports law today including: cases relating to torts, contracts, intellectual property, and agents. Factual scenarios throughout the text allow students to critically examine and apply sport management principles to legal issues facing the sports executive. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition."

Business Organizations for Paralegals

Author: Deborah E. Bouchoux
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454861401
Format: PDF, Docs
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Comprehensive overview of business organizations for paralegals, presented in a student-friendly format. Coverage of all the various types of business organizations, providing a basic and thorough understanding without overwhelming students. Features: In-depth coverage of business entities, including in-depth information on limited liability companies, as well as cutting edge and emerging topics in business law, such as tax inversions. Logical sequencing of material for each business entity discussed. Each business entity is discussed in a life cycle approach: from its formation, to its advantages and disadvantages, to its operation, to its dissolution, and to its tax consequences. The text begins with an introduction to the various business entities and then progresses from the simplest, the sole proprietorship, through partnerships, to the most complex, the business corporation. The newest forms of business entities, the limited liability partnership and limited liability company, are also discussed. The text concludes with other forms of corporations, such as nonprofit and professional corporations. The text combines in-depth substantive coverage of topics with practical information, including checklists. Helpful pedagogy includes web resources, key terms, practice tips, and exercises

Sport Nutrition for Health Professionals

Author: Natalie Digate Muth
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 080364096X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Develop the knowledge base you need to integrate the science of nutrition and the latest evidence into your scope of practice. Explore the relevance of sports nutrition to each of the major allied health professions and understand the role it plays in each. Step-by-by, you’ll learn about the scientific basis of sports nutrition and how to apply the physiology to real-life situations and interactions with clients. You’ll follow four different clients as they are evaluated by a variety of health professionals and undergo a series of assessments and self-administered tests.

Facility Planning and Design for Health Physical Activity Recreation and Sport

Author: Thomas H. Sawyer
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781571677204
Format: PDF, Kindle
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As the cost of construction for physical activity, recreation, sport, and health-related facilities skyrockets, it becomes paramount for those who plan, design, construct, and use these facilities to have access to a comprehensive facilities guide. The 13th edition of Facility Planning and Design has been the authority since 1946, for better facility planning, design, and construction for architects, planners, teachers, managers, administrators, specialists, and other sport and activity-related personnel.