K511 Lecture Outline – August 28, 2007

1. Introduction

2. Attendance

3. Syllabus Review

4. How to Read a Legal Opinion

5. How to Brief a Case

6. “Sports” Law Overview

7. Lecture Preview: Ch. 1 – Sports Agents

a. Principal-agent relationship

b. Qualifications to be a sports agent

c. History of the sports agency business

d. Regulation of sports agents

e. How do agents earn a living?

f. Case Study – U.S. v. Walters