Sports Law

Author: Matthew J. Mitten
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454874813
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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, Docs
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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
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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, Mobi
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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: Adam Epstein
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1133713246
Format: PDF, ePub
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Sports Law by Adam Epstein brings the multi-billion dollar business of sport to the classroom. Epstein's book delves into the world of interscholastic, intercollegiate and professional athletics by exploring various categories of law and its relationship to sport. In addition to providing an examination of the history of the NCAA, this textbook examines relevant NCAA cases along with excerpts from the most recent NCAA bylaws in chapters throughout the book. This aspect of the text is particularly helpful for those who have an interest in pursuing a career in college sports. The book begins with an examination of the most current cases and regulations governing sports agents and how such individuals have helped to shape the sport business. The author also provides the best discussion on the importance and role of contracts in the sports industry with an exploration of various sports contracts and special contract clauses. Along with the aforementioned topics, Sports Law dives into other important legal topics in the sports industry including torts, crimes, Title IX and gender issues, social media concerns, disability issues, antitrust and labor issues involving leagues and their player associations, an examination of international issues including the Olympic Movement and more. Epstein provides abridged cases involving Andy Oliver, Jeremy Bloom, Coach Jim O'Brien and others. Sports Law brings the dynamic and exciting world of sports law to the undergraduate and graduate student. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Sports Law

Author: Patrick K. Thornton
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449611311
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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, ePub, Mobi
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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

Facility Planning and Design for Health Physical Activity Recreation and Sport

Author: Thomas H. Sawyer
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781571677204
Format: PDF, Docs
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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.

Negotiating and Drafting Sports Venue Agreements

Author: Peter Carfagna
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9781634603485
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Negotiating and Drafting Sports Venue Agreements (2nd Edition) is an engaging teaching tool for instructors wanting to teach the "best negotiating and drafting practices" for students who want to learn how to draft sports venue-related agreements. It does so by providing immersive exercises illustrating how to negotiate and draft the key clauses of each of these agreements and by creating a unique Hypothetical negotiation at the end of each chapter. The book is a âeoemust haveâe for any sports law practitioner wanting to learn more about these state-of-the art sports venue drafting practices. Beginning with the drafting of the seminal lease agreement, the book leads the reader, in seriatim fashion, through a series of "best practices" negotiating and drafting techniques for every major sports venue-related agreement including: naming rights agreements; presenting sponsorship agreements; media rights and concessions agreements; agreements with state-operated entities; and the newest addition âe" sports franchise asset purchase agreements; etc. Hypothetical, immersive negotiating/drafting exercises are included in each chapter, with exemplary assignments available in the Teachers Manual of this 2nd Edition. Also included in this New Edition are "exemplar" form agreements, as well as an introductory chapter on the standard terms and conditions found in virtually any sports venue agreements. The new edition further adds a series of study guides delving into the key clauses of each of these agreements, so that the reader will have the knowledge necessary to negotiate and draft each of the agreements covered throughout the book. In particular, this 2nd Edition includes detailed exploration of non-traditional revenue agreements, such as sports venue concert agreements and celebrity softball game agreements (such new agreement examples are included in the Teachers Manual), so that year-round revenues of a facility or venue can be maximized for the sports venue owner, operator and counsel. Negotiating and Drafting Sports Venue Agreements is the third in a series of sports law books written by Professor Carfagna, who is the former Chief Legal Officer at IMG and who has been a Visiting Lecturer on Sports Law at Harvard Law School since 2006. His other two books, also published by West Academic Publishing, have already been published in 2nd Editions: The Legal Evolution of America's Three âeoeMajor Leaguesâe and Representing the Professional Athlete. This 2nd Edition of Professor Carfagna's Negotiating can now be used in tandem with his most recent West Academic publication to create a core Sports Law Curriculum that covers virtually all aspects of sports lawâe"including in this most recent 2nd Edition the unique negotiating and drafting practices necessary to succeed as a full-service sports lawyer.