Table of Contents


Table of Contents


1.00 INTRODUCTION TO SPORT LAW 1

1.10 The Legal System Gil B. Fried 2

1.20 Legal Research Anita M. Moorman 12

1.30 Business Structure & Legal Authority John T. Wolohan 25

2.00 NEGLIGENCE LAW 35

2.10 Negligence Theory 36

2.11 Elements of Negligence Betty van der Smissen 36

2.12 Which Parties Are Liable? Doyice J. Cotten 46

2.20 Defenses 58

2.21 Defenses Against Negligence Doyice J. Cotten 58

2.22 Immunity Doyice J. Cotten 71

2.23 Waivers and Releases Doyice J. Cotten 85

2.24 Informed Consent Agreements and Agreements to Participate

Doyice J. Cotten 95

2.30 Recreation and Sport Management Applications 108

2.31 Emergency Care James T. Gray 108

2.32 Supervision Lynne P. Gaskin and Paul J. Batista 119

2.33 Transportation Andy T. Pittman and Paul J. Batista 133

2.34 Products Liability Cathryn L. Claussen and Lori K. Miller 146

2.35 Human Resources Law Betty van der Smissen 156

2.36 Hospitality and Tourism Law Sarah J. Young 169

3.00 PROPERTY AND ENVIRONMENTAL LAW 181

3.10 Property Law Sarah J. Young 182

3.20 Premises Liability Linda A. Sharp 193

3.30 The Natural Environment Jean Hughes 205

4.00 INTENTIONAL TORTS AND CRIMINAL ACTS 219

4.10 Theory and Applications for Recreation and Sport Management 220

4.11 Assault and Battery Mary A. Hums 220

4.12 Criminal Liability for Violence in Sports Barbara Osborne 230

4.13 Defamation Anita M. Moorman and Lori K. Miller 239

4.14 Other Intentional Torts: Invasion of Privacy–Breach of Fiduciary Duty–Tortious Interference with Contract Gary Rushing 250

4.15 Sport-Related Crimes: Gambling–Ticket Scalping–Wire and Mail Fraud Andy Pittman and Barbara Osborne 261

4.16 Hazing Ellen J. Staurowsky 273

5.00 RISK MANAGEMENT 287

5.10 Risk Management Theory 288

5.11 Risk Management Process Robin Ammon, Jr. and Matthew T. Brown 288

5.20 Recreation and Sport Management Applications 301

5.21 Standards of Practice JoAnn Eickoff-Shemek 301

5.22 Audits in Risk Management: Risk Management Plan–

Legal Audit–Facility Audit Todd L. Seidler 310

5.23 Crisis Management Daniel Connaughton and Thomas A. Baker, III 322

5.24 Crowd Management Robin Ammon, Jr. and Nita Unruh 334

5.25 Managing Risk through Insurance Doyice J. Cotten 345

5.26 WorkersÕ Compensation John T. Wolohan 354

6.00 CONTRACT LAW 363

6.10 Contract Essentials Linda A. Sharp 364

6.20 Recreation and Sport Management Applications 375

6.21 Employment Contracts Rodney L. Caughron 375

6.22 Letters of Intent and Scholarships Dennis R. Phillips 387

6.23 Game, Event, and Sponsorship Contracts John D. McMillen 398

6.24 Alternative Dispute Resolution: Arbitration, Negotiation,

and Mediation Rebecca J. Mowrey 409

7.00 CONSTITUTIONAL LAW 419

7.10 Concepts 420

7.11 Judicial Review, Standing, and Injunctions Lisa Pike Masteralexis 420

7.12 State Action Stacey Altman 429

7.13 Due Process Linda L. Schoonmaker 439

7.14 Equal Protection Cathryn L. Claussen 448

7.15 Search and Seizure/Right to Privacy Margaret E. Ciccolella 457

7.20 Recreation and Sport Management Applications 467

7.21 Voluntary Associations and Eligibility Issues

R. Gary Ness and Colleen Colles 467

7.22 Conduct Issues Cathryn L. Claussen 478

7.23 Drug Testing John T. Wolohan 485

7.24 Participants with Disabilities John T. Wolohan 495

7.25 Religious Issues Susan Brown Foster 506

7.26 Private Clubs in Sport and Recreation Anita M. Moorman 517

8.00 SPORT AND LEGISLATION 529

8.10 Federal Statutes and Discrimination 530

8.11 Gender Equity: Opportunities to Participate Linda Jean Carpenter 530

8.12 Gender Equity: Coaching and Administration Maureen P. Fitzgerald 539

8.13 Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 Lisa Pike Masteralexis and

Stephanie A. Tryce 551

8.14 Sexual Harassment Barbara Osborne 566

8.15 Age Discrimination in Employment Act David Snyder 579

8.16 Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act Mary A. Hums 588

8.20 Intellectual Property Law 597

8.21 Copyright and Patent Law Merry Moiseichik 597

8.22 Principles of Trademark Law Paul M. Anderson 608

8.23 Image Rights John T. Wolohan 619

8.30 Antitrust and Labor Law 630

8.31 Antitrust Law: Professional Sport Applications Lisa Pike Masteralexis 630

8.32 Antitrust Law: Amateur Sport Applications John T. Wolohan 644

8.33 Labor Law: Professional Sport Applications Lisa Pike Masteralexis 655

8.40 Sport Agent Legislation John T. Wolohan 666

Index 677