Publication Date: 2004- (kept current with supplements)
Fundamentals of Sports Law is a practice guide to the legal aspects of sports and recreational activities, from contract to intellectual property to international law. This title also: provides in-depth analyses of tort and constitutional law; reviews the legal background of sports and recreational activities; details contracts, labor law, and antitrust issues; includes sample caselaw and sample player contracts; contains practice-tested techniques and strategies to successfully handle sports law topics, including school, coach, referee, participant, and spectator liability; "no pass, no play" rules; drug screening; contract negotiations; and athlete representation. A complete table of cases helps you locate authority quickly.
This treatise provides discussion: of representation of an athlete, issues relating to athletes contracts with professional sports teams, issues which primarily affect amateur athletics, injuries and violence in sports, league operations, and taxation as it affects the athlete, team and team owner.