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Adjunct Lecturer in Law- Sports Law at USC Gould School of Law

USC Gould School of Law


Entry Level

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Not defined

07 Sep → 07 Oct


Job Description

USC Gould School of Law is seeking an adjunct lecturer to teach an undergraduate law class, Sports Law, for the spring 2022 semester, from January 10 to April 29, 2022 (final exam period from Wed-Wed, May 4-11). The class is scheduled to be held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:00AM to 11:50AM.

USC reserves the “Adjunct” appointment for faculty teaching less than full-time at USC, who are employed full-time in a primary profession or career elsewhere. Adjunct faculty typically teach only one course per year but, in exceptional cases, may teach one course per semester, if approved by the dean.

Undergraduate Academic Calendar for spring 2022:

73 instructional days

Classes Begin: Mon, January 10

Martin Luther King’s Birthday: Mon, January 17

President’s Day: Mon, February 21

Midterm Grading Deadline: TBD

Spring Recess: Sun-Sun, March 13-20

Classes End: Fri, April 29

Study Days: Sat-Tue, April 30-May 3

Exams: Wed-Wed, May 4-11

Final Grading Deadline: TBD

Equity, diversity, inclusion, opportunity, and access are of central importance to the Gould School of Law. Gould holds a unique position in society, and within the university, as every aspect of these principles is influenced by and can be protected through legal rules and institutions. At Gould, we are proudly committed to maintaining a community in which each person respects the rights of others to live, work, and learn in peace and dignity, to be proud of who and what they are, and to have equal opportunity to realize their full potential as individuals and members of society.

Job Responsibilities

  • This course is designed to familiarize 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. Sports Law examines how various areas of law apply to recreational, collegiate, and professional sports with an emphasis on 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.
  • Upon completion of this course, students will understand basic legal structure of multiple sports businesses and will be able to analyze the legal issues that permeate these organizations. This course will examine the relevance and application of various legal structures to all participants in particular sports enterprises. Topics will include, among others, Contracts, Title IX, Collective Bargaining, NCAA Compliance and Governance, Agency, Risk Management and Sports Marketing and Licensing.
  • This class may be postponed to a later semester if there are fewer than 6 students enrolled.

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Candidates must have a JD and strong legal professional backgrounds in the relevant subject matter, preferably with teaching experience. The course will be taught exclusively to enrolled undergraduate students.

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