Sports Law


Course Code:
LAW 588
Law Honors/Pass/Restrd Cr/Fail


This seminar covers various legal and business aspects of professional sports, the Olympics and college athletics. Topics covered may include antitrust law, labor law, collective bargaining, torts, contracts, agency, constitutional law, administrative law and intellectual property. Class lecture and discussion will be supplemented with speakers from the sports industry, with an emphasis on current and future sports law issues. Special Instructions: Any student may write a paper in lieu of the final exam with consent of instructor. After the term begins, students accepted into the course can transfer from the exam section (01) to the paper section (02) for Research credit with consent of the instructor. Class will meet six Tuesdays. Exact meeting dates TBA. Elements used in grading: Class Participation, Attendance, Final Exam or Final Paper.

Past Offerings

2015-2016 Winter

Sports Law LAW 588 Section 01 Class #25534

  • 2 Units
    • 1L Winter Elective

Notes: In-class Final. Open to First-Year JD Students.

Sports Law LAW 588 Section 02 Class #45206

  • 2 Units
  • Enrollment Limitations: Consent
    • 1L Winter Elective

Notes: Open to First-Year JD Students. R -Research Requirement for Law Degree.

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