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Boston University Law and Sports Part-Time Lecturer, School of Law in BOSTON, Massachusetts

Boston University School of Law is seeking to hire a part-time lecturer to teach Law & Sports during the Spring 2023 semester. The three-credit seminar is scheduled to meet once a week, in person, on the BU Law campus.

Law & Sports

This seminar will survey a range of legal issues presented by sports in America. There are no pre-requisites. However, students should be prepared to learn and apply basic principles of antitrust law and labor law. Intellectual property law, constitutional law, administrative law, anti-discrimination law, contract law and tort law also will be applied. Topics will include the regulation of the professional sports labor market. The course also will treat the regulation of agent representation of athletes, the regulation of sports franchises and sports leagues, and the regulation of intercollegiate sports, with special attention to the NCAA. Grades will be based on client-directed writing and on oral class participation, including an advocacy presentation.

Required Skills

A JD degree, plus deep substantive knowledge and expertise in antitrust law, are required. Prior law school teaching experience is strongly preferred.

Applicants should email a letter of interest and a resume to Anna di Robilant, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, at lawappts@bu.edu.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty, will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the Back2BU site.

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