SPORT AND THE LAW

LAW5SPO

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will be introduced to the increasing range of issues that sport managers need to deal with in the context of domestic and international law. After a generic introduction students will deal with sport specific applications of law in relation to contracts, ethics, sporting competitions, sport rights and also overview a number of specific institutions that deal with the upholding of the law in the context of sport.

SchoolLa Trobe Law School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSara Smyth

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites LAW5CNA, LAW5PMI

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsSport and the LawPrescribedHealeyUNSW PRESS, 2005, 3RD EDN
ReadingsSports, Drugs and the LawPrescribedButi and Fridman2001 SCRIBBLERS PRESS, MUDGEERABA

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. To be able to identify sports law issues in fact scenarios and to explain those issues.

Activities:
Problem solving
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour)

02. To be able to apply principles of sports law to the facts of problems.

Activities:
Problem solving
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

03. To be able to design appropriate strategies to ensure sports people do not contravene sports law or incur liability.

Activities:
Problem solving
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

04. To be able to analyse and critique, reflect upon and evaluate the effectiveness of various sports law regimes and regulatory practices

Activities:
Seminar discussions
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour)

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