Sports Law Clinic

Sports Law Clinic

Mr. Peter Carfagna
Winter 2013 clinic
2 clinical credits

Students who enroll in this clinic may count the credits towards the JD experiential learning requirement.

By Permission: This clinic requires permission of the instructor. Enrollment is through an application process (details TBD).
Pre or Co-requisite Classes: Students must have previously completed or concurrently take at least one of the following classes during the clinic semester: 1) Sports Law: Advanced Contract Drafting; 2) Sports and the Law: Examining the Legal History and Evolution of America's Three "Major League" Sports: MLB, NFL and NBA; 3) Sports and the Law: Representing the Professional Athlete. Students must enroll in the class separately from the clinic enrollment. Failure to meet the pre/co-requisite by the clinic’s add/drop deadline will result in the student being dropped from the clinic.
Early Add/Drop Deadline:December 7, 2012.
LLM Students: This clinic is open to LLM students through an application process.

Sports Law clinical placements are in a variety of settings, including legal departments of major leagues or sports franchises, and with law firms and lawyers doing sports law in representing individual players, teams, or leagues. Students' clinical work in the field can may include contract and transactional work, arbitration, litigation, research, and writing.

Peter Carfagna, instructor of sports law courses at HLS, oversees clinical placements and students' clinical work. Admission in the clinic is by application (details TBD).

Subject Areas: Procedure & Practice, Business Organization, Commercial Law, and Finance