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
Course delivery: 2 x 2hr seminars/week for 10 weeks
2 x Class presentation and 1200wd written report (40%) and 3,600wd assignment (60%).
Thorpe, Buti, Davies, Jonson, Sports Law, 3rd ed. 2018, Oxford University Press, Melbourne.