Hell Hath No Fury Like a Fan Scorned: State Regulation of Sports Agents
20 Pages Posted: 4 May 2010
Date Written: Summer 1999
This article first describes the existing system of state statutes regulating sports agents, including the proposed Model Uniform Athlete Agents Act. The article then examines the validity of these statutes in the context of jurisdictional limitations and dormant Commerce Clause principles. Lastly, federal regulation and the rules of professional sports unions are considered as alternatives to state legislative activity.
Keywords: sports agents, state statutes, Model Uniform Athlete Agents Act, Commerce Clause, federal regulation, professional sports, sports unions, criminal law, sports law, sports regulation
JEL Classification: K14, K23, K49, L83
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