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Author Carfagna, Peter A., author.

Title Sports and the law : examining the legal evolution of America's three "major leagues" / Peter A. Carfagna, Visiting Lecturer in Sports Law, Harvard Law School.

Published St. Paul, MN : West Academic Publishing, [2017]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Law  KN 186.6 G1 CARF    AVAILABLE
Edition Third edition.
Physical description xiii, 429 pages ; 24 cm.
Series American casebook series
American casebook series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The moral integrity of the sport : the role of the Commissioner and the law -- Constructing a player's market : the "legal evolution" of the uniform player contract" -- The baseball trilogy, MLB collective bargaining agreement issues, and the baseball antitrust exemption -- Antitrust overview and the non-statutory labor exemption's application to the NFL and NBA -- Age eligibility rules and professional drafts in the MLB, NBA, and NFL -- Collective bargaining and intellectual property disputes regarding player, team, and league rights -- Franchise relocation in the NFL and NBA.
Summary "[This book] represents the most up-to-date legal analysis of a wide variety of cutting-edge sports law issues that have impacted the "Three Major Leagues" since the last edition was published [in 2011]. In particular, each chapter's updates, which are linked to an Appendix containing companion study guides, comprehensively analyze the most significant sports law developments over the past several years. ..."--Amazon website.
Subject Major League Baseball (Organization)
National Basketball Association.
National Football League.
Professional sports -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Cases.
Professional sports contracts -- United States -- Cases.
Antitrust law -- United States -- Cases.
Sports franchises -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Cases.
Trials, litigation, etc.
Casebooks (Law)
ISBN 9781683288213 (paperback)

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