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Athlete Representation  

Ed Edmonds

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Feb 2018
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Sep 2017
The sports agent performs a critical function as an intermediary between management and athletes by handling contract negotiations, endorsements, financial planning, and other associated ... More

Blood Sports in an Age of Liability  

Jeffrey Standen

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Feb 2018
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Sep 2017
This chapter examines how civil liability assessments and criminal convictions have affected the legality of blood sports. Blood sports can be divided into three categories: human versus ... More

Collective Bargaining and Workforce Protections in Sports  

Nicholas M. Ohanesian

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Feb 2018
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Sep 2017
This chapter addresses collective bargaining and workforce protections available in professional sports. Broadly speaking, collective bargaining in the United States is a workplace ... More

Collective Bargaining in Professional Sports: The Duel Between Players and Owners and Labor Law and Antitrust Law  

Gabe Feldman

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Feb 2018
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Sep 2017
This chapter examines the complex collective bargaining process in professional sports leagues. The labor negotiations between players and owners present unique conflicts between labor and ... More

The Commissioner’s Power to Discipline Players for On- and Off-Field Misconduct  

Richard T. Karcher

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Feb 2018
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Sep 2017
This article examines the power of professional sports league commissioners to discipline and suspend players for misconduct both on and off the field. It first provides a historical ... More

Competition Law, Free Movement of Players, and Nationality Restrictions  

Ryan Gauthier

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Feb 2018
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Sep 2017
This chapter examines restrictions that professional sports leagues and governing bodies place on the freedom of movement of professional players—both negotiated and imposed—and how these ... More

Conceptualizing Artists’ Rights: Circulations of the Siegelaub-Projansky Agreement through Art and Law  

Lauren van Haaften-Schick

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Mar 2018
The Artist’s Reserved Rights Transfer and Sale Agreement (Siegelaub-Projansky Agreement) of 1971 and the certificates of early Conceptual art have been considered contradictory for ... More

Corporate Governance and Employment Relations  

Zoe Adams and Simon Deakin

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May 2018
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Jul 2015
Rent-sharing between employees and shareholders is a necessity if the societal value of the firm is to be maximized. This is reflected in laws across the world which, in different ways, ... More

Daily Fantasy Sports and PASPA: How to Assess Whether the State Regulation of Daily Fantasy Sports Contests Violates Federal Law  

Daniel L. Wallach

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Feb 2018
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Sep 2017
Recent state legislation regulating fantasy sports contests may present a different type of threat to the nascent fantasy sports industry—the possibility that the U.S. Attorney General (or ... More

Drugs in Professional Sports  

Todd Clark

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Feb 2018
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Sep 2017
This chapter discusses the effects of recreational drugs, specifically marijuana, and performance-enhancing drugs in professional sports. To that end, this chapter highlights how these ... More

Eligibility Rules in Professional Sports  

Glenn M. Wong and Christopher R. Deubert

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Feb 2018
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Sep 2017
This chapter examines the rules governing when individuals are eligible to play in professional sports leagues and organizations. The different nature of the sports leads to important ... More

Employment-Based Health Coverage  

Mark Hall

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Jan 2017
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Jul 2015
This article examines the complexities of employer-sponsored health insurance in the United States, along with its history and future prospects. It begins with an overview of the economic ... More

The EU and National Systems of Labour Law  

Phil Syrpis

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Jul 2015
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Mar 2015
This chapter explores the relationship between the EU and national systems of labour law. It explains the compromise reached in the Treaty of Rome and how it has begun to unravel. Both EU ... More

The Evolution of the Power of the Commissioner in Professional Sports  

Jimmy Golen and Warren K. Zola

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Feb 2018
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Sep 2017
The role of the professional sports commissioner evolved from the early functionaries who were empowered to settle disputes between teams into nearly omnipotent sports czars. In the wake ... More

The Free Movement of Workers in the Twenty-first Century  

Eleanor Spaventa

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Jul 2015
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Jan 2015
This contribution provides a critical analysis of the free movement of workers in the European Union. It starts by recalling the legal framework, describing the main rights guaranteed to ... More

Identity and Speech in Sports in the Social Media Era  

Jimmy Sanderson

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Feb 2018
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Sep 2017
Social media has ushered in seismic shifts to communication structures in society and these effects extend to the world of sport, where athletes and sports figures routinely divulge ... More

The Increasing Role of Disability Issues in U.S. Sports Law  

Dionne Koller

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Feb 2018
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Sep 2017
This chapter discusses the leading issues involving individuals with disabilities who participate, or seek to participate, in U.S. sports. This analysis highlights the most important ... More

Introduction: American Sports Law Through Deflategate  

Michael A. McCann

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Feb 2018
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Sep 2017
It has often been said that there is no such thing as sports law. The time has come to rethink that position. In recent years, an impressive canon of sports law scholarship and ... More

Labor  

Brian Langille

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Nov 2016
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Nov 2017
This chapter examines ‘labor’ as an issue which international organizations have attempted to regulate over the last century by using legal and other techniques to construct modes and ... More

Labor and Employment Laws  

Simon Deakin

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Nov 2010
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Sep 2012
A vast amount of empirical research has been compiled on labor laws yet more is called for in view of the rapid changes occurring in this field. This article discusses the attempts to ... More

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