Law in Sport: Concepts and Cases eBook

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.


Chapters Part I: Introduction and Tort Law


  • Chapter 1 Introduction to the Study of Law in Sport
  • Chapter 2 Negligence
  • Chapter 3 Intentional Torts and Criminal Law
  • Chapter 4 Product Liability

Part II: Constitutional Law


  • Chapter 5 U.S. Constitutional Amendments—First, Fourth, and Fourteenth
  • Chapter 6 Fourteenth Amendment and Title IX
  • Chapter 7 Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)

Part III The Business of Sport


  • Chapter 8 Contracts and Representation
  • Chapter 9 Legal Entities and Employer-Employee Relationships
  • Chapter 10 Antitrust and Labor Law
  • Chapter 11 Intellectual Property
  • Chapter 12 Risk, Disaster, and Recovery Management

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