Sports law questions
In short essay format, answer the following four questions. For each answer, support your
position with at least two (2) peer-reviewed sources not used in class. Further, short essay
answers should be at least 200 words and long enough to adequately answer the question
presented. Bullet point answers are not permitted.
Explain how the common law system facilitates slow legal change.
2. Discuss the concept of employment at will. Then discuss the exceptions to employment at
will based on contract law and public policy. What is your view of this rule? Do the
public policy exceptions to the rule give enough protection to employees?
3. Hazing may have both criminal and civil ramifications. Discuss this and how you would
develop a hazing prevention program for your high school athletic program.
4. Give three examples of types of contracts that must be in writing according to the Statute