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Month-Long Oregon Sports Law Institute Set To Begin On July 6

Title: Application Period Open For Oregon Summer Sports Law Institute

What: 2014 Oregon Summer Sports Law Institute

When: July 6 – August 11, 2014

Where: University of Oregon School of Law

Oregon Law’s Summer Sports Institute provides students with a full roster of engaging and educational coursework, guest lectures, and out of the classroom experiences for an unparalleled legal educational opportunity.  Led by all-star faculty and industry professionals from around the nation, this intensive five-week program is designed to provide students with a comprehensive introduction to the legal topics of sports regulation and management.  The Oregon Law Summer Sports Institute’s comprehensive curriculum introduces aspiring sports lawyers to a broad range of legal topics relevant to the practice of sports law.  Some of the unique topics include Economics of Sports, Race and Gender in Sports, Antitrust Law, Labor Law, Intellectual Property, Health and Safety in Sports, and more.

On Monday and Tuesday nights, the Institute will screen documentaries from ESPN’s award-winning “30 for 30” and “Nine for IX” series on the world of sports, after which students and faculty will discuss the meaning and import of the issues presented.  Additionally, bonus lectures will be delivered every Thursday afternoon on sports tax, PEDs, domestic violence, agents contracts, the sports culture, and sports marketing.

Professors hail from a handful of schools across the country including the University of Oregon, American University, Wake Forest, Tulane, Pepperdine, and the University of Nebraska.

For more information on the Institute, visit here.  The application deadline is April 15, 2014, but priority is being given to early applicants.