Journal of Legal Aspects of Sport Online and Print Subscription
Journal of Legal Aspects of Sport (JLAS) is an international
peer-reviewed academic journal that increases the understanding and
advancement of legal issues as applied to all aspects of the sport
The Journal of Legal Aspects of Sport (JLAS) is an international peer-reviewed academic journal that increases the understanding and advancement of legal issues as applied to all aspects of the sport paradigm. This established journal serves as an interdisciplinary outlet for meeting the needs of researchers, academicians, practitioners, and policy makers. JLAS covers legal and policy issues relevant to professional, intercollegiate, interscholastic, recreational, and Olympic sport as well as legal, policy, and associated risk management issues affecting sport clubs, fitness, health and wellness, and physical activity.
JLAS publishes submissions of the highest scholarly quality concerning sport, recreation, and related fields that can inform policy, advance the body of knowledge, and influence decision making. The journal considers theoretical and applied research on law and policy issues from any tradition of scholarship; case notes addressing current legal cases that have policy implications to sport, recreation, or related fields; case studies that identify and analyze pedagogical practices of relevance to courses on legal aspects; and reviews of recently published books or chapters dealing with the legal aspects of sport and recreation.
For individual subscribers, JLAS is available in online-only or print plus online subscription formats. Both versions allow subscribers full access to the journal’s authoritative content and online access to digital archives of back issues. Those who wish to stay updated on recent content may visit the JLAS website to sign up for the free notification of the table of contents, which details the articles and authors for each new issue.
Institutional subscriptions are offered in the same formats mentioned previously as well as print only. Institutional subscriptions must be placed by phone.
Thomas Baker, PhD, JD, is an associate professor in the sport
management and policy program at the University of Georgia. He conducts
research that focuses on the influence of commercial laws in sport, such
as legal issues concerning contracts, brand image and management, and
regulation of marketing through social media. Additionally, he conducts
injury prevention research focused on the risk of sexual violence in
sport. Dr. Baker received his PhD in sport management from the
University of Florida, where he was a Dr. Charles W. LaPradd fellow, and
earned the Clifford A. Boyd Graduate Scholarship Award and the Norma M.
Leavitt Scholarship. He earned his JD from Loyola University New Orleans
School of Law, where he graduated in the top 10 percent of his class
(cum laude) earning the distinction of William L. Crowe Sr. Scholar.