This title is part of the Elgar Advanced Introductions series.
This text provides an introduction to key topics of law specific to sports, comparing approaches to sports law across the globe, with focus on the United States, Europe, and common law jurisdictions.
National, regional and comparative dimensions of sports law are emphasized throughout, exploring a wide range of issues emerging in sports law today. Approaching international sports law through three converging frameworks, this Handbook examines the institutions of international sport, the eligibility rights and protections of athletes, as well as the commercial side of international sport.
The aim of this book is to provide an account of how the law influences the operation, administration and playing of modern sports focusing primarily on UK law. However, it will also appeal to readers in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the USA.
Sport: Law and Practice is the leading legal title covering sports law and practice in the UK, and at the Court of Arbitration for Sport. It serves both as a comprehensive statement of applicable law and precedent, and as a very practical guide to circumnavigating a complex sector.
This Handbook gathers dozens of perspectives on sports law controversies in the United States, and incorporates analysis of key historical events in sports law-such as the rise of free agency in professional sports and the concept of "amateurism" for college athletes -and their broader context.
Derived from the renowned multi-volume International Encyclopaedia of Laws, this practical analysis of sports law in the United States deals with the regulation of sports activity by both public authorities and private sports organizations. The book describes and discusses both state-created rules and autonomous self-regulation regarding the variety of economic, social, commercial, cultural, and political aspects of sports activities.
This collection of essays offers an unflinching take on the salient legal issues from the world of sports, including player violence, fan injuries, free agency, player agents, drug testing, athletes as role models, gambling, and other hot-button topics.
This title is part of the ASSER International Sports Law Series.
The updated 2nd edition is a vademecum for those involved with international sport and the challenges European law and sport provide and is an indispensable tool for administrators, managers, researchers, academics, marketers, broadcasters, advisers and practitioners.