Course ID: 216454


International sports law has been described as a dynamic, although still incomplete process to avoid, manage and resolve disputes among athletes, national sports bodies, international sports organizations and governments. The course will be delivered through four three-hour evening seminars. Topics to be covered will include the governance and regulation of sport and sports organizations; dispute resolution in sport (including the role of specialist sport tribunals); the legal regulation of drugs in sport; the rights of participants in sport (including selection and human rights issues); and civil and criminal liability issues in sport.

Components: Lecture

Assessment Method: Essay/Papers 80%, Participation 20%

Degree Requirement Fulfilled: 

Prerequisite:  Upper Yr JD only