SPORT AND THE LAW

LAW3SPO

2019

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-ordinatorFrancine Rochford

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsMaterials will be made available on LMSRecommendedvariousvarious

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Identify and discuss the common law and legislation impacting on participation in and management of sports .

Activities:
Online presentations Prescribed and optional reading Online forum participation
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. Apply principles of sports law to the facts of problems.

Activities:
Online presentations Prescribed reading Online forum participation Problem-solving tasks
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

03. Design appropriate strategies to limit potential contravention of law relating to sport, including liability for injury.

Activities:
Online presentations Prescribed reading Online forum participation
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. Analyse and evaluate the effectiveness of various sports law regimes and regulatory practices

Activities:
Online presentations Online forum participation Writing tasks
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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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online, 2019, Summer 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFrancine Rochford

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 45
Ten 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day in week 45 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
3 Quizzes - 5 marks each (700 word equivalent)15 01
Forum posts (1200 word equivalent)These forum posts scaffold the two major pieces of assessment30 01, 03, 04
Problem solving tasks (1500 words)30 01, 02
Risk Management documentation (1000 words)25 03, 04