SMP 3053: Sport Law
Wong, G. M. (2010). Essentials of Sports Law. Retrieved from http://ebscohost.com.
This ebook is available through March 2014. Includes an index of sports law cases arranged alphabetically by plaintiff.
Weiler, P. C. (2000). Leveling the Playing Field : How the Law Can Make Sports Better for Fans. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
Peterson, J. A., & Hronek, B. B. (2003).Risk Management for Park, Recreation, and Leisure Services. Champaign, IL: Sagamore Pub.
Ware, S. (2007).Title IX : A Brief History with Documents. Boston: Bedford/St. Martins.
Abrams, R. (2010). Sports justice: The law and the business of sports. Hanover, NH: University Press of New England.
These are just some suggested titles. You can search the library catalog for more.
Sports & Entertainment Law Journals from LexisNexis
Type your topic in the search terms box to search 18 different law journals dealing with sports and entertainment. Includes the Journal of Legal Aspects of Sport and the Sports Lawyers Journal.
Indexes a number of sports journals and periodicals. Many will link to full text in our other databases. Try combining your topic with the keyword lawsuit or “class action suit”.
Entertainment & Sports Law Journal
Online journal with full text articles covering subjects in the sports and entertainment legal fields.
Need More? Try either of these two multi-subject databases for academic, newspaper, and general magazine articles.
ProQuest Research Library
Academic Search Premier
Find Legal Cases
LexisNexis Federal & State Cases
Use the dropdown menu to search by’ ‘party names if you know them (Brady v. NFL) or for your topic in the case summary’‘. Here’s more help on searching by topic.
Case Summaries from Sports and Entertainment Law Journal
Only current up to 2007 but gives summaries of prominent sports and entertainment law cases.
US Department of Labor
US Supreme Court
University of Iowa Gender Equity in Sports Project
Sport and Recreation Law Association
Sports Law Blog (Written by professors of sports law from around the country)
Citing Your Resources
Doing ethical research means citing sources. It is critical to credit writers for their work and their contributions to your research. To not do so is unethical and leads to plagiarism - unintentionally or not. Here are some sources to help you cite properly and to avoid the problem of plagiarism.
- Citation of Sources
This lists citation engines which help you create proper citations as well as providing information on different citation styles.
- Tips on avoiding plagiarism
Turnitin is a service that faculty and students use to detect and avoid plagiarism in their writing.
NoodleBib is an online resource that will help you format MLA and APA bibliographies, exporting them directly to your word processing program.
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