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Overview

This text introduces and builds upon the relationship between law and sports for undergraduate students and persons who may not have a background in law. Unlike other sports law texts, it focuses on teaching the fundamentals and provides real-world insights rather than offering cases with little substance. The book is well-organized and helps students not only understand the legal issues facing many players in the sports industry, but how to pursue involvement as a professional. With numerous Web sites and other references, students can conduct further research in specific areas. Many recent cases are also presented to help students discern the latest judicial analyses in this fascinating study of sports law.

Adam Epstein, Central Michigan University

Adam Epstein earned his B.A., M.B.A. and J.D. from the University of Tennessee. He is a professor in the Finance and Law Department in the College of Business at Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. Epstein has represented numerous professional and Olympic athletes over the years, including several national champions in swimming and triathlon. He has authored several textbooks and has written dozens of articles on business law and sports law and serves on as a reviewer and on the editorial board of several journals.
  • Well-organized, easy-to-read material appeals to a wide audience and to those with or without a law background
  • Helpful Web sites references assist readers in conducting further research
  • Up-to-date information presents readers with a current understanding of sports law
  • Knowledgeable author with experience in the field provides readers with practical examples and insights
  • Recent cases help readers understand the latest judicial analyses in sports law
Chapter 1: Sports Agents.
Chapter 2: Sports Contracts.
Chapter 3: Sports Torts.
Chapter 4: Sports Crimes.
Chapter 5: Title IX and other Women’s Issues.
Chapter 6: Disabilities and Sports.
Chapter 7: Drugs and Sports.
Chapter 8: International Sports Issues.
Chapter 9: Antitrust and Labor Issues in Sports.
Chapter 10: Intellectual Property Issues in Sports.
Chapter 11: Alternative Dispute Resolution in Sports.
Chapter 12: Religion and Sports

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  • ISBN-10: 1285397533
  • ISBN-13: 9781285397535
  • STARTING AT $16.49

  • ISBN-10: 0766823245
  • ISBN-13: 9780766823242
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $105.25
  • RETAIL $139.95

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FOR INSTRUCTORS

Sports Law

ISBN: 9780766823242
This text introduces and builds upon the relationship between law and sports for undergraduate students and persons who may not have a background in law. Unlike other sports law texts, it focuses on teaching the fundamentals and provides real-world insights rather than offering cases with little substance. The book is well-organized and helps students not only understand the legal issues facing many players in the sports industry, but how to pursue involvement as a professional. With numerous Web sites and other references, students can conduct further research in specific areas. Many recent cases are also presented to help students discern the latest judicial analyses in this fascinating study of sports law.

FOR STUDENTS

Sports Law

ISBN: 9780766823242
Building upon the relationship between law and sports, this book explains the fundamentals and provides real-world insights in this fascinating study of sports law. It is well-organized and helps readers understand the legal issues facing many players in the sports industry. With numerous Web sites, recent cases, and other references, readers can research specific areas of interest.