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Essentials of Sports Law: Third Edition

ISBN: 9780275971212
Publisher: Praeger
Edition: 3
Publication Date: 2002-10-30
Number of pages: 832
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Wong provides a comprehensive review of the various sports law issues facing professional,intercollegiate, Olympic, high school, youth, and adult recreational sports. Major topics include tort liability, contracts/waivers, antitrust law, labor law, constitutional law, gender discrimination, drug testing, intellectual property law, broadcasting laws pertaining to sports agents, business and employment law, internet gambling, and athletes with disabilities.

Discussions of legal concepts are supplemented with summaries and excerpts from hundreds of actual sports cases. Wong cites a variety of books, law review articles, newspaper articles, and Web links for those requiring further information on particular topics. This text-professional guide serves as an invaluable resource to those involved, or studying to become involved, in the vast industry of sports, including attorneys and agents, high school and college athletic administrators, coaches, athletes, labor negotiators, front-office employees, mponsors, marketers, referees and officials, facility managers, event managers, product manufacturers, and others.

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