EXPW 4550 - Sport Governance
Lec. 3. Credit 3.
Prerequisite: Junior or Senior Standing. This course is designed for students interested in the growing problems of sports litigation. Amateur and professional aspects of sports are covered from four major perspectives: (1) judicial review of athletic associations; (2) eligibility rules and disciplinary measures; (3) equal opportunity provisions; and (4) tort liabilities. Specific topics include due process, anti-trust, and free speech, coed competition, duty of ordinary care, and of care owed athletes and spectators, injuries, assumption of risk, and contributory negligence. The course stresses the application of principles of law to the sports setting. Actual court cases relating to these principles are examined.
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