Professional Sports Law & Use of Analytics (SD 605)


Today's professional sports law attorney practices in an atmosphere that joins legal principles with corporate analytics. The course provides a primer for the future practitioner and examines strategic planning by professonal sports teams, sports franchise valuation, use of economists as expert witnesses, establishment of market definitions in antitrust cases, and labor market effects of league rules. Initial digital texbook may be purchased on-line: Gennaro, DIAMOND DOLLARS: THE ECONOMICS OF WINNING IN BASEBALL (2007).


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