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2018-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2018-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HP 645 - Sport & The Law

Credits: 3

Provides an understanding of the American legal system with an emphasis on the resolution of sport business legal disputes by means of civil litigation, mediation, arbitration, and trial procedures. Examines the traditional areas of contract law and tort law as they relate to problems confronting the exercise leader, athletic director, teacher/coach, or sport manager. Scrutinizes the legal structure of sport and focuses on special topics of television and media, trademark law, sex discrimination, facility safety, handicap access, professional sport, drug testing, antitrust laws, gambling and tax laws.