Beyond being an athlete or coach, there are numerous careers in the sports industry that job seekers can consider. This volume focuses on the law angle of sports, representing athletes and sports organizations in legal situations, whether personal or professional. Some sports law jobs don't even require law school, making the information valuable to students not interested in long-term education. Career preparation series are a terrific tool for students getting ready to take the next step toward college and beyond.
Author: Glenn M. Wong
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Business & Economics
As more students enter the growing field of sports management, there is a greater need for information informing them about their career choices. Careers in Sports provides an overview of what students should consider and expect from the varied career options available to them. This book answers the questions students are most likely to have, including what courses they should take, what areas are available to them, what salary can they expect to earn after graduation, and how they can get the job of their dreams. In the highly competitive field of sports management, it is important for individuals to prepare themselves well and to make the right decisions along the way. Although there are no guarantees of success, this book will increase students’ likelihood of finding success in the sports industry. Encouraging research and realistic expectations, this book has been developed by an author with many years of experience as a respected practitioner, teacher and internship coordinator.
Author: Glenn M. Wong
Release Date: 2010
Outlines the American legal system and tort law as they apply to sports from high school to professional, and discusses liability, drugs, discrimination, contracts, antitrust, labor relations, violence, gambling, and other topics.
Author: Michael A. McCann
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date: 2017-12-28
The Oxford Handbook of American Sports Law takes the reader through the most important controversies and critical developments in law and U.S. sports. Over the course of 30 chapters, leading scholars explore this expanding and captivating area of law. The Handbook is the first book to gather dozens of perspectives on sports law controversies in the United States, and will be of interest to those who study and practice sports law, as well as journalists, broadcasters, and legally minded sports fans. The Oxford Handbook of American Sports Law incorporates analysis of key historical events in sports law-such as the rise of free agency in professional sports and the concept of "amateurism" for college athletes-and their broader context. Contemporary legal controversies in U.S. sports and their accompanying questions are also of central importance: In a sensible legal system, how would long-term neurological injuries from contact sports be addressed? How would the use of racially insensitive team names be resolved? How would a seemingly trivial dispute over air pressure in footballs be studied from the competing perspectives of players, teams, and leagues? The Oxford Handbook of American Sports Law weighs not just the facts, but how courts and lawmakers ought to consider the most important questions at stake. The essays in this volume also canvass the types of legal controversies in sports likely to surface in the future. This is particularly true of law and technology matters, including those related to broadcasting and streaming. Legal doctrine has been and will continue to be forced to adapt to these developments, and the Handbook both forecasts coming debates and outlines where the law may be headed.
Author: Matthew J. Mitten
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law and Business
Release Date: 2012-11-01
Career choices in sports law are divided into two broad categories: professional (sports business management) and amateur (sports coaching and administration). Sports Law and Regulation, adapted from the authors' top law school text, addresses both roles: professional issues of contracts, torts, agency, labor/employment law, health and safety, and intellectual property rights for marketing as well as amateur issues such as sports regulation in high school, college and Olympic levels, and gender/racial equality (Title VII). The authoritative legal author team has carefully edited and adapted their successful casebook to fit the needs of undergraduate students. Their wealth of sports law experience provides interesting and insightful cases, examples and problems to help students with legal issues they will face in their careers. Terms and legal vocabulary are called out in body of the text and immediately defined for better comprehension. End of chapter questions and assignments enhance student understanding, and helpful Websites are referenced for further research and discussion. Features: Addresses both broad categories of careers in sports law o professional (sports business management) o contracts o torts o agency o labor/employment law o health and safety o intellectual property rights for marketing o amateur (sports coaching and administration) o sports regulation in high school, college and Olympic levels o gender and racial equality, Title VII Adapted from authors' successful law school casebook o authoritative legal team from top law schools o carefully edited to fit needs of undergraduates Interesting, insightful cases and examples from authors' wealth of sports law experience Examples, case illustrations, and problems identify legal issues students will face in practice Terms and legal vocabulary o called out in body of the text o defined immediately for student comprehension End of chapter questions and assignments to enhance understanding Websites for further research and discussion
Author: Gary A. Munneke
Publisher: Contemporary Books
Release Date: 1997
Careers in legal professions are as diverse as the people who hold law degrees. Here, in one comprehensive yet accessible volume, Gary Munneke presents a vivid portrait of Careers in Law. The book opens with an overview of the profession--how it evolved, what and where the jobs are, the various methods by which legal services are delivered to the populace. The core of Careers in Law focuses on depictions of the major areas of practice. Coverage ranges from the "traditional" areas of criminal, family, tax, and corporate law to the evolving practices of environmental law and so-called "boutique" specialties (entertainment, sports, aviation, to name a few). The book concludes by providing some observations about the ethical and practical philosophies of the law, as well as information about law-related careers. Careers in Law provides up-to-date information about the nature of a practicing lawyer's professional life, responsibilities, salary and career path. Suggestions about how to deal with the changing nature of the practice of law--professional education, re-education, adjusting career paths--are also provided. For anyone contemplating a career in law or contemplating a change in a law career, Gary Munneke's Careers in Law can be the single best source for making the right choice.
Author: Patrick K. Thornton
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release Date: 2010-09-15
Genre: Health & Fitness
Sports Law looks at major court cases, statutes, and regulations that explore a variety of legal issues in the sports industry. The early chapters provide an overview of sports law in general terms and explore its impact on race, politics, religion, and everyday affairs. Later chapters address hot button issues such as gender equity, drug testing, and discrimination. Written from a sport management perspective, rather than from a lawyer’s, this text covers all the major areas presented in sports law today including: cases relating to torts, contracts, intellectual property, and agents. Factual scenarios throughout the text allow students to critically examine and apply sport management principles to legal issues facing the sports executive. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.
Author: Michael Barry
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
Release Date: 2016-07-27
Genre: Business & Economics
Employment relations, much discussed in other industries, has often been neglected in professional sports despite its unique characteristics. The book aims to explore in detail the unique nature of the employment relationship in professional sports and the sport industry.
Author: John Otto Spengler
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Release Date: 2009
"Introduction to Sport Law" presents legal issues in sport in an accessible manner using a topical approach that is easily understood by readers with little or no legal background. Using straightforward, jargon-free explanations, the text guides readers through the major legal areas specific to the sport setting.
Unique to Cengage Learning, this informative supplement walks students through the process of exploring different health-related careers, offers advice on how to prepare for the transition into the working world, and gives valuable insight into different types of career paths, education requirements, and reasonable salary expectations. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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