Sports & Entertainment Law

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Sports & Entertainment Law

Get Ahead of the Game

UNH Law's Sports and Entertainment Law Institute provides incredible opportunities for students who want a career in sports and entertainment law. 

Demand for versatile legal professionals remains on the rise in the thriving sports and entertainment industries. At UNH Law, our Sports & Entertainment Law Institute (SELI) will position you to enter that rapidly-growing law market with skills honed in innovative courses taught by accomplished faculty members.

The Institute is run by professor Michael McCann, a prolific sports law writer for Sports Illustrated and SI.com who has gained a reputation as one of the nation’s leading experts in sports law. The Sports & Entertainment Law Institute is guided by full-time professors with deep contacts in the sports and entertainment legal fields who closely mentor students in the program, including Professor Alexandra Roberts, a leading national commenter on entertainment law.

We are now accepting applications for fall 2017. Take the next step. Schedule a tour, apply or get more information today via email: admissions@law.unh.edu, phone: 1-844-309-3855 or web links below. 

Program Highlights

  • Program name: Sports and Entertainment Law
  • Format: Residential
  • Degrees available: JD (curricular track in Sports and Entertainment Law), Certificate
  • Start date: August 28, 2017
  • Due date/Application Deadline (this date is subject to change): April 1 priority
  • Cost: $37,100 (JD full-time program, in-state) or $41,100 (JD full-time program, out-of-state)
  • Duration: 3 years (JD), 15 credits (Certificate)

Sample Courses

Courses are inventive and timely, and the center offers certificates in sports law and entertainment law. SELI has also hosted many highprofile conferences and panels, including a town hall discussion on former UCLA basketball player Ed O’Bannon’s historic anti-trust class action lawsuit against the NCAA, and a seminar featuring a partner from a music law firm in Nashville that was open to law students and students from Berklee College of Music in Boston.

  • Advertising Law
  • College & Amateur Sports Law
  • Entertainment Law
  • Film/Television Law
  • Intellectual Property Issues in Sports & Entertainment Law
  • International, Comparative & Olympics Sports Law
  • Music Law
  • Pro Sports & the Law
  • Social Media & the Law
  • Sports Law & Investigative Reporting