Law in Sport: Concepts and Cases

Fourth Edition
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The 4th edition of Law in Sport: Concepts and Cases uses up-to-date and specific case examples to illustrate laws that apply to sport-related conflict. Throughout this reader-friendly text, students will become familiar with the basics of tort, constitutional, and business law. The new edition includes updated chapters, as well as an entirely new section devoted to risk and disaster management, which covers terrorism, storms, and other unforeseen events. The book also presents detailed analyses of Title IX and NCAA contemporary litigation, and a thorough exploration of gender equity. Law in Sport is a must-read for students interested in pursuing a career in sport management.

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Study of Law in Sport

Part I: Tort Law

Chapter 1: Negligence 
Chapter 2: Intentional Torts and Criminal Law 
Chapter 3: Product liability 

Part  II: Constitutional Law

Chapter 4: First, Fourth, and Fourteenth Amendments 
Chapter 5: Fourteenth Amendment and title ix 
Chapter 6: Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) 

Part III: The Business of Sport   

Chapter 7: Contracts and Representation
Chapter 8: Legal Entities and Employer-Employee Relationships 
Chapter 9: Labor Law and Antitrust 
Chapter 10: Intellectual Property
Chapter 11: Risk, Disaster, and Recovery Management 

Contents
Acknowledgments vii
Preface ix
Introduction: The Study of Law in Sport xi
Part I: Tort Law
Chapter 1: Negligence 3
Chapter 2: Intentional Torts and Criminal Law 27
Chapter 3: Product liability 47
Part  II: Constitutional Law
Chapter 4: First, Fourth, and Fourteenth Amendments 65
Chapter 5: Fourteenth Amendment and title ix 89
Chapter 6: Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) 121
Part III: The Business of Sport  
Chapter 7: Contracts and Representation 139
Chapter 8: Legal Entities and Employer-Employee Relationships 161
Chapter 9: Labor Law and Antitrust 173
Chapter 10: Intellectual Property 191
Chapter 11: Risk, Disaster, and Recovery Management 221
Glossary 243
List of Cases 249
Index 257
About the Authors 269