LAWF 3980 Sports Law: Professional Leagues and International Sports Organisations (3,0,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

Students examine and evaluate the effectiveness of the legal framework and policies governing professional sports leagues and international sports governing bodies. Students also compare approaches to governing sport in Canada, the U.S., and Europe. Topics include the monopoly structure of sport; the intersection of competition law and labour law; issues free agency and salary caps; franchise movement and stadium subsidies; and dispute resolution mechanisms.
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