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Adjunct Lecturer in Law - Sports Law

Los Angeles, CA, USA

USC Gould School of Law

About the Role

Candidates should have strong legal professional backgrounds, with experience in the subject matter and preferably teaching experience. The course will be taught exclusively to enrolled undergraduate students. A PhD or Juris Doctor degree is required.

Sports Law (4 units)

This course is designed to familiarize the students with the ways in which the American legal system uses a variety of tools to regulate sports. Areas of law that impact sports include contract law, tort law, statutory law, and constitutional law. This course examines how various areas of law apply to recreational, collegiate and professional sports. We will emphasize the legal problems and issues faced by professionals in the sport and recreation industry today, including managers and athletes themselves. Students will use critical and analytical thinking to develop a basic understanding of areas of law that affect these industries.

This class may be postponed to a later semester if there are less than 6 students enrolled.


About the Company

USC Gould School of Law is seeking a part-time lecturer to teach an undergraduate law class, Sports Law, during the spring 2023 semester - from January 9 to May 2, 2023 (final exam period from May 3-10). The lectures are scheduled on-campus twice a week for 1 hour and 50 minutes on Mondays & Wednesdays from 10:00AM to 11:50AM.

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