New Sports Law Course for Non-law Undergrad and Grad Students

Filed under Academic & Research, Opportunities on August 22, 2016.

UF Law is excited to announce a new course offering, Advanced Sports Law (LAW 6930 Section 291G), for Fall 2016!

This course is designed to further student understanding of foundational legal principles in the field of sport management, especially those principles governing contractual relationships, agency representations, and liability for wrongful conduct. Please visit for additional information, including the syllabus.

*The course is open to undergraduate and graduate students, and is fully online.* Undergraduate students, please contact your advisor to request approval.

Topics will include contracts (formation, drafting, interpretation, breach, arbitration), agency law (formation, theory, different forms of authority), and torts (battery, culpable mental states, negligence and defense,  duties of landowners, and right of publicity). You will learn from UF Law professors Jeffrey Harrison, Lyrissa Lidsky, Elizabeth Rowe, and D. Daniel Sokol, as well as David Cohen, Executive Vice President and General Counsel of the New York Mets.

If you have any questions, please contact Professors Lyrissa Lidsky ( and D. Daniel Sokol (