SMP 3053: Sport Law

Find Books

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.


Find Articles

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.

SportDiscus
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

Lexis Nexis
How to find a specific legal case on Lexis Nexis

Case Summaries from Sports and Entertainment Law Journal
Only current up to 2007 but gives summaries of prominent sports and entertainment law cases.

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 Styles
    This lists citation engines which help you create proper citations as well as providing information on different citation styles.
  • Tips on avoiding plagiarism
  • Turnitin
    Turnitin is a service that faculty and students use to detect and avoid plagiarism in their writing.
  • NoodleBib
    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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Last Modified on February 11, 2014, at 02:23 PM by Chris

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