This seminar covers various legal and business aspects of professional sports, the Olympics and college athletics. Topics covered may include antitrust law, labor law, collective bargaining, torts, contracts, agency, constitutional law, administrative law and intellectual property. Class lecture and discussion will be supplemented with speakers from the sports industry, with an emphasis on current and future sports law issues. Students who have taken Labor Law (Law 301) will be given priority. CONSENT APPLICATION: To apply for this course, students must complete and e-mail the Consent Application Form available on the SLS Registrar's Office website (see Registration and Selection of Classes for Stanford Law Students) to the instructor. See Consent Application Form for submission deadline. Elements used in grading: attendance, participation, written assignments and a paper.
Instructors for this course (Past and Present)William B. Gould IV