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Sports Law by Brittany Harris: GETTING STARTED

This guide will provide a broad overview of the most common issues that arise in various professional and amateur sports. The research sources will act as a basic guide encompassing federal law with a focus on Florida.

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WELCOME

Sports law is comprised of almost every category of legal issues, from contracts and torts to intellectual property and antitrust. Sports law can than be divided into categories of Professional, Amateur (student athletes often fall into this category), and International. This guide will provide a broad overview of the most common issues that arise in various professional and amateur sports. The research sources will act as a basic guide encompassing federal law with a focus on Florida. 

WHAT IS SPORTS LAW?

Below is a short clip that summarizes what sports law is and the verious legal issues that attorneys handle on a day to day basis.

RESEARCH SOURCES

To begin your research of Sports Law I have provided links to various sources that have proven to be most useful.

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