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Sports And The Law

Author : Paul Weiler
ISBN : 162810161X
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This casebook introduces students to the fundamentals of labor, antitrust, and intellectual property law as applied in the professional and amateur sporting industries. It covers the unique office of the league commissioner and special concerns with the "best interests of sports"; the contract, antitrust, and labor law dimensions of the player-labor market; the peculiar institution of the player agent in a unionized industry; the economic and legal implications of agreements among league owners and responses to rival leagues; the system of commercialized college athletics governed by the NCAA and how law impacts individual sports like golf, tennis and boxing; as well as the structure and operation of international Olympic sports. Newly organized to enhance understanding, it also provides means for summary or detailed analysis of antitrust principles, and how these principles can be used to understand business dynamics. It also covers issues of statutory interpretation, administrative law, and torts before a variety of forums, including state and federal courts, agencies, and arbitration. The new edition updates material on the business of sports with the latest antitrust, drug testing and labor relations cases, in addition to new material on international athletics.

Entertainment Media And The Law

Author : Paul C. Weiler
ISBN : 1634598830
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The fifth edition of Entertainment, Media & the Law updates this comprehensive entertainment law casebook. New and cutting-edge issues and cases are addressed, including: Brown v. Entertainment Merchants (First Amendment protection for violent video games) O'Bannon v. National Collegiate Athletic Assn. (right of publicity/antitrust claims by former college athletes) American Broadcasting Cos. v. Aereo (copyright protection for television programming on the Internet) Copeland v. Bieber (copyright infringement claim involving songs) Cartoon Network, LP v. CSC Holdings, Inc. (copyright claims involving DVR systems) Pro-Football, Inc. v. Blackhorse (the latest ruling in the Washington Redskins trademark dispute) Beastie Boys v. Monster Energy (intellectual property claims related to promotional video for energy drink) Pandora Media, Inc. v. ASCAP (copyright claims related to music streaming) United States v. Apple, Inc. (ebook antitrust litigation) Laumann v. National Hockey League (antitrust claims involving television "blackouts" of live professional sports games) Verizon v. Federal Communications Commission ("net neutrality") National Cable & Telecommunications Assn. v. Brand X Internet Services (Internet regulation) Coauthors Paul Weiler (Harvard) and Gary Myers (University of Missouri) are joined by Will Berry (University of Mississippi) in writing and editing this new edition. The book continues the tradition of adding carefully edited recent case excerpts with many new questions related to the challenges that traditional entertainment law doctrines face with changes in technology and audience viewing habits.

Sports Law And Regulation

Author : Matthew J. Mitten
ISBN : 1454810726
Genre : Law
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Suitable for use as a primary text in either a two- or three-credit general sports law course, Sports Law and Regulation explores both amateur and professional sports as well as issues common to both industries. A comprehensive collection of cases and materials provides balanced perspective and flexible coverage. Sports Law and Regulation: Cases, Materials, and Problems, features: landmark historical cases and significant recent cases that reflect the current law regulating the sports industry insightful discussion of the developing law governing amateur and professional sports industries helpful introductions and clear exposition Notes and Questions that suggest philosophical, sociological, psychological, and economic policy issues and themes hypothetical problems skill-building exercises in client counseling, negotiation, and drafting a contract flexible organization supports different teaching objectives--for example, a focus on amateur sports or professional sports law detailed Teacher's Manual* that includes sample syllabi and answers to all of the questions and problems in the casebook Updated throughout, the streamlined Second Edition includes: updates to principal cases to reflect recent developments in Sports Law discussion and materials that reflect the globalization of sports additional review problems With a balance of text, cases, materials, and skill-development problems, Sports Law and Regulation presents an interdisciplinary perspective on the law governing amateur and professional sports. Flexible and comprehensive, this casebook supports and complements your teaching objectives and preferences. *A Teacher's Manual may be available for this book. Teacher's Manuals are a professional courtesy offered to professors only. For more information or to request a copy, please contact Aspen Publishers at 800-950-5259 or [email protected]

Health Law

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105064229417
Genre : Law
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For more than two decades, Health Law: Cases, Materials and Problems has defined the field of health law, providing a balanced overview of law as it affects patients, professionals, institutions, and entities that deliver and finance U.S. health care. Health Law comprehensively treats topics concerns such as the oversight of quality (including the latest developments in patient safety), cost control (including consumer-directed health care), guarantees of adequate access to services, exempt-organization tax issues, transactions and relationships among health care professionals and providers, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), and malpractice litigation. Written without a policy bias to fairly reflect all viewpoints, the book considers legal and ethical issues involving death, human reproduction, medical treatment decision making, and medical research. It also explores the government's efforts to control costs and expand access through Medicare and Medicaid and examines government attempts to police anticompetitive activities, fraud, and abuse. Using carefully edited primary materials and effective classroom-tested problems, the book exposes students to the core issues in health law.

Circling The Bases

Author : Andrew Zimbalist
ISBN : 9781439902844
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Contains essays in which Andrew Zimbalist examines the challenges facing the sports industry in the second decade of the twenty-first century, discussing the financial crisis in college sports, labor relations in professional leagues, the economic impact of the Olympics, and other topics.

Negotiating And Drafting Sports Venue Agreements

Author : Peter Carfagna
ISBN : 1634603486
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Negotiating and Drafting Sports Venue Agreements (2nd Edition) is an engaging teaching tool for instructors wanting to teach the "best negotiating and drafting practices" for students who want to learn how to draft sports venue-related agreements. It does so by providing immersive exercises illustrating how to negotiate and draft the key clauses of each of these agreements and by creating a unique Hypothetical negotiation at the end of each chapter. The book is a âeoemust haveâe for any sports law practitioner wanting to learn more about these state-of-the art sports venue drafting practices. Beginning with the drafting of the seminal lease agreement, the book leads the reader, in seriatim fashion, through a series of "best practices" negotiating and drafting techniques for every major sports venue-related agreement including: naming rights agreements; presenting sponsorship agreements; media rights and concessions agreements; agreements with state-operated entities; and the newest addition âe" sports franchise asset purchase agreements; etc. Hypothetical, immersive negotiating/drafting exercises are included in each chapter, with exemplary assignments available in the Teachers Manual of this 2nd Edition. Also included in this New Edition are "exemplar" form agreements, as well as an introductory chapter on the standard terms and conditions found in virtually any sports venue agreements. The new edition further adds a series of study guides delving into the key clauses of each of these agreements, so that the reader will have the knowledge necessary to negotiate and draft each of the agreements covered throughout the book. In particular, this 2nd Edition includes detailed exploration of non-traditional revenue agreements, such as sports venue concert agreements and celebrity softball game agreements (such new agreement examples are included in the Teachers Manual), so that year-round revenues of a facility or venue can be maximized for the sports venue owner, operator and counsel. Negotiating and Drafting Sports Venue Agreements is the third in a series of sports law books written by Professor Carfagna, who is the former Chief Legal Officer at IMG and who has been a Visiting Lecturer on Sports Law at Harvard Law School since 2006. His other two books, also published by West Academic Publishing, have already been published in 2nd Editions: The Legal Evolution of America's Three âeoeMajor Leaguesâe and Representing the Professional Athlete. This 2nd Edition of Professor Carfagna's Negotiating can now be used in tandem with his most recent West Academic publication to create a core Sports Law Curriculum that covers virtually all aspects of sports lawâe"including in this most recent 2nd Edition the unique negotiating and drafting practices necessary to succeed as a full-service sports lawyer.

Representing The Professional Athlete

Author : Peter A. Carfagna
ISBN : 0314268162
Genre : Law
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This book is an interactive, hands-on guide to negotiating, drafting and litigating agreements in the context of representation of professional athletes. The book begins with the negotiation and drafting of a standard form athlete representation agreement. In so doing, it details all of the NCAA amateurism rules and the legal do's and don'ts relating to the recruiting of pre-professional athletes. Subsequent chapters track the typical progression of a successful professional athlete's career: the drafting, negotiating and (where necessary) litigating of product endorsement and license agreements in the increasingly important context of protecting professional athletes' rights of publicity. Interactive group negotiation/drafting hypotheticals are also provided in the areas of fantasy sports, and of representing the "mature athlete" who is nearing the end of his career. The book concludes with a Jerry McGuire-type litigation hypothetical and settlement agreement negotiation exercise involving the "super-agent" entering and exiting the "mega agency." A companion Teacher's Manual provides exemplar class plans and student responses to each chapter's hypotheticals. The Manual will allow any instructor to use the text on a stand-alone basis, or as a companion to Weiler's Sports and the Law, or other sports law casebooks. The Second Edition also includes new Agent/Athlete Representation Agreements and new Athlete Licensing and Product Endorsement Agreements.

Federal Income Taxation

Author : Joel Newman
ISBN : 1628103817
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This title is a part of our CasebookPlusâ,,¢ offering as ISBN 9781634608893. Learn more at Joel Newmanâe(tm)s casebook has helped law students learn about income taxation since 1998. For the sixth edition, he is joined by long-time adopter Dorothy Brown. The casebook introduces students to many of the materials used by working tax lawyers, including cases, rulings, committee reports, and a Congressional colloquy. New materials include Revenue Ruling 2013-17 on same sex marriage, plus new cases on causation, dependents, deductions for the expenses of medical marijuana dispensaries, and some fun new problems.

The Law Of Business Organizations Cases Materials And Problems

Author : Jonathan Macey
ISBN : 1634608135
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This title covers the law of business associations for introductory courses, including agency, general partnerships, closely held corporations, publicly held corporations, limited partnerships, limited liability partnerships, and limited liability companies. The material on the unincorporated business forms has been revised, updated, and expanded to reflect the centrality of these forms of business organization in modern law practice and the economy generally. Among other state and model statutes, the Uniform LLC Act (2013), the Uniform Partnership Act (2013), the Uniform Limited Partnership Act (2013), the Third Restatement of Agency (2006), and the Model Business Corporation Act (2016) are discussed and cited.

Law Of Environmental And Toxic Torts

Author : M. Stuart Madden
ISBN : 0314156070
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Focuses on the theories of liability that private plaintiffs may rely upon to recover for environmental or toxic harms. Presents special procedural problems of causation posed by Environmental and Toxic Torts. Addresses special harms that often relate to seeking recovery for future, but as yet unrealized, consequences of their exposure to toxic substances. Regards the role of state and federal statutes and regulations in private tort actions, including discussion of express and implied preemption and the Supreme Court decisions. Discusses proposals for reform of the tort system.

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