Center for Sports Law and Policy

Center for Sports Law and Policy

The Center for Sports Law and Policy at Duke Law School is a forum for sports law and policy-related engagement and programming at the University. Consistent with Duke’s interdisciplinary strengths, the work of the Center examines:

  • the regulation and business of professional, Olympic, and education-based sport
  • the welfare of athletes, including their health and educational development
  • the promise of sport as a social good

Affiliated faculty at the Law School and the University bring the tools of their respective academic disciplines to bear on this work, and alumni and guests contribute on-the-ground context and expertise.

Ongoing Projects



Duke Law School Faculty

Prof. Paul HaagenPaul Haagen
Director, Professor of Law

Professor Haagen's principal academic interests are contracts, the social history of law and law and sports.

Doriane Lambelet ColemanDoriane Lambelet Coleman
Co-director, Professor of Law

Professor Coleman specializes in teaching and scholarship related to culture, women, children, medicine, and law.

Prof. Katharine BartlettKatharine T. Bartlett
A. Kenneth Pye Professor of Law

Prof. Charles ClotfelterCharles Clotfelter
Z. Smith Reynolds Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Economics and Law

Prof. James E. Coleman, Jr.James E. Coleman, Jr.
John S. Bradway Professor of the Practice of Law

Prof. Kimberly D. KrawiecKimberly D. Krawiec
Kathrine Robinson Everett Professor of Law

Wickliffe ShreveWickliffe Shreve
Reference Librarian and Lecturing Fellow

Prof. John C. WeistartJohn C. Weistart
Professor of Law


Duke University Faculty

Affiliated Student Organizations