Sports and Antitrust Law

    Sports and Antitrust Law

    Sports and Antitrust Law

    Sports and Antitrust Law provides a framework for understanding the ever-evolving area of sports law and its intersection with antitrust law, including general sports-related antitrust principles, the history of sports law, and recurring issues in professional sports.
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    Sports and Antitrust Law presents a legal overview of sports-related topics and offers an exciting new resource on the most current cases and issues, both for the seasoned practitioner and the novice antitrust sports lawyer. This book provides a framework for understanding the ever-evolving area of sports law and its intersection with antitrust law. Sports and Antitrust Law addresses such topics as general sports-related antitrust principles, the history of sports law, and recurring issues in professional sports.

    In six chapters, Sports and Antitrust Law examines the following topics:

    • Chapter I discusses exemptions, including the everevolving labor exemption most relevant to the major sports leagues
    • Chapter II addresses the threshold issue of what is not covered by the Sherman Actnamely, non-commercial restraints and on-field" rules and discipline
    • Chapter III presents the basic analytical framework of the Sherman Act's application to the sports industry: the elements of Section 1 and Section 2 claims, the singleentity doctrine, and modes of analyses (per se, quick look," and full rule of reason for Section 1 cases and Section 2 analytical principles)
    • Chapter IV focuses on the application of these principles to specific recurring issues and subjects, including market definition, market power, and a number of challenged restraints" (e.g., involving players, teams, equipment, broadcasts)
    • Chapter V explores sports issues in private litigation, including standing, class actions, injunctions, and damages
    • Chapter VI discusses the development of sports antitrust law in Canada

    Product Details

    Sponsors

    Section of Antitrust Law

    Publishers

    ABA Book Publishing

    ISBN

    9781627226394

    Page Count

    144

    Product Code

    5030614

    Trim Size

    6x9 Paperback

    Publication Date

    3/18/2014 12:00:00 AM

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