May 27, 2024  
Mercy College 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Mercy College 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SPMG 336 - Sport Law


Credit(s): 3
Prerequisite(s): BLAW 240  and SPMG 300 .
This course explores the application of legal issues to the sport enterprise and allows students to develop a familiarity with legal terminology. Upon completion, students will have a basic knowledge of a wide range of principles relating to agency, tort, contract, labor/union, and constitutional law. This course is designed for students interested in the growing problems of sports litigation. Specific topics include; due process, anti-trust, free speech, coed competition, duty of ordinary care and of care owed athletes and spectators, injuries, assumption of risk ad contributory negligence. The course stresses the application of the principles of law to the sports setting. Actual court cases relating to these principles are examined.



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