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Sports Law

This research guide has been designed to assist law students, law faculty and practitioners with topics related to sports law study, research and practice.

General Books

The Law Library has several books devoted to sports law.  These are great resources to utilize when picking a topic or starting your research.

 

Below are selected books that provide a general overview of sports law.

 

Online Treatises

You can access the following sports law treatises through Westlaw and LexisNexis.

American Law Reports

American Law Reports provides researchers with in-depth analysis of unique, controversial, or unsettled areas of the law. American Law Reports includes several annotations related to sports law, antitrust, and contracts.

Law Reviews & Journals

CRS Reports

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) serves the Congress throughout the legislative process by providing comprehensive and reliable legislative research and analysis that are timely, objective, authoritative, and confidential, thereby contributing to an informed national legislature.  

Law students can search for CRS reports using ProQuest Congressional, which is located on the Law Library Database List.  After entering ProQuest Congressional, click on "Advanced Search" located in the left navigation and then unselect everything under "Limit to" except "CRS Reports."  This will enable you to search for only CRS reports.

Below are few CRS Reports on topics to sports (If using off-campus, must access ProQuest Congressional through the Law Library Database List and log-in using MyLaw ID and password before these links will work)

CRS Reports

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) serves the Congress throughout the legislative process by providing comprehensive and reliable legislative research and analysis that are timely, objective, authoritative, and confidential, thereby contributing to an informed national legislature.

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