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The field of sports law is composed of legal issues surrounding both amateur and professional sports in the United States. While some aspects of this legal field overlap with labor law, contract law, and others, many law schools offer specific programs dedicated to sports law.
Unsurprisingly, HeinOnline contains tons of information on this topic. A quick search for “sports law” across all content produces thousands of results, with more than 6,500 results in the Law Journal Library, nearly 2,500 results in Bar Journals, and nearly 2,000 results in the Intellectual Property Law Collection. Browse the Law Journal Library content by subject to locate 34 journals on this topic:
Use the subject-specific search box located above the list of titles to search only within sports law journals:
To find articles related to your topic without limiting the query to subject-specific titles, use the main search bar at the top of the page to search across all content in the Law Journal Library. For example, search for the phrases “pay to play” OR “pay for play”:
More than 1,600 results are produced. Sort by number of times accessed to see the articles that have been viewed the most by other HeinOnline users within a rolling 12-month period. The most-accessed article is from the South Texas Law Review and has been viewed 2,640 times in the past 12 months:
Pay for Play for College Athletes: Now, More than Ever [article]
South Texas Law Review, Vol. 38, Issue 4 (October 1997), pp. 1081-1106
Goplerud, C. Peter, III (Cited 32 times)
38 S. Tex. L. Rev. 1081 (1997)