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Sports Law - LAWS5163

Sporting activity cuts across a number of disparate areas of law. Increasing professionalism, the enormous growth in the Olympic Movement and the commercialisation of sport have all contributed to the development of sport as a business, as well as a pastime. As a result, there has been increasing intersection of the law with sporting activity. In this subject we will draw from the following: Violence in Sport: criminal and tortious liability Sport Tribunals: Domestic tribunals` Court of Arbitration for Sport Negligence and Civil Liability in Sport Doping Corruption and Gambling in Sport Discrimination Athlete Selection Behavioural Misconduct Player Agents Organisational Structure and Governance Trade Restraints in sport

Classes
Course delivery: 2 x 2hr seminars/week for 10 weeks

Assessment
2 x Class presentation and 1200wd written report (40%) and 3,600wd assignment (60%).

Textbooks
Thorpe, Buti, Davies, Jonson, Sports Law, 3rd ed. 2018, Oxford University Press, Melbourne.

Details

Faculty: Sydney Law School

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Law
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Mr David Thorpe
HECS Band: 3
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