Sports & Law: Evolution of Major League Sports

Course Number:
LAW656

Credit Hours:
3 Credit Hours

Prerequisites: RCC*. The course will explore the legal evolution of America’s three major sports leagues (Major League Baseball, the National Football League, and the National Basketball Association). The course will devote approximately equal time to each of these three major leagues, and compare/contrast the similarities and differences among them from an historical legal perspective. Specifically, the course will evaluate the evolution of the three leagues, and examine how Supreme court and other courts’ landmark decisions have affected the path of their progress.

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