About Entertainment and Sports Law Journal

The Entertainment and Sports Law Journal is a refereed, online, open access journal. It is located within a dynamic and rapidly expanding area of legal theory and practice. Whilst focused within legal study, the areas it encompasses are necessarily interdisciplinary. Entertainment Law, Media Law, Sports Law, IP Law, Licensing Law – these are all subjects that are taught at undergraduate and postgraduate level at increasing numbers of Law Schools in the UK and beyond.  Areas that are of interest to the Journal include the ways in which the law and regulatory frameworks operate in the following industries: music, sport, film, theatre and literature, art, gaming, the night time economy and the Internet and social media.

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Special Collections – Digital Streaming of Entertainment Content and The Regulation of Social Media Entertainment
Posted by Andrew Lockett on 2021-06-03

The Entertainment and Sports Law Journal is an established and internationally recognised online open access journal publishing open access with no author fees since 2002. It is currently published by the University of Westminster Press working with Michigan Publishing and the Janeway journals system.     1.     Digital Streaming of [...]

Special Collection - Television Drama, National Identity and Law
Posted by Janeway Account on 2021-01-20

ESLJ are pleased to announce a new collection on Television Drama, National Identity and Law exploring debates around the field.  It includes material on US, Australian, Canadian, Spanish and UK television. It is edited by Danny Nicol who contributes an article on Dr Who, Family and National Identity. For more information on this collection, click here