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LAWS442 Law and the Sports Industry

Law, economics and morality of professional sports leagues, focusing on the antitrust (competition law) and contractual issues surrounding professional sport as well as the ethical problems facing sport's governing authorities.

Sports Law is wide and draws upon most areas of the law. Selected topics usually include: salary caps and other competitive balance mechanisms, player mobility disputes, restraint of trade, combating corruption (performance-enhancing drugs, match fixing), judicial review of sporting bodies and the ethics of public funding or subsidisation of sport.

Paper title Law and the Sports Industry
Paper code LAWS442
Subject Law
EFTS 0.1000
Points 15 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $633.50
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,720.00

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Prerequisite
LAWS 202
Pre or Corequisite
Any 200-level LAWS paper not already passed
Limited to
LLB, LLB(Hons)
Notes
May not be credited together with LAWS485 passed in 2014-2015.
Contact
law@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Professor Rex Ahdar
Textbooks
Course materials are provided by the Faculty.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
A detailed understanding of the law, economics and morality of professional sports leagues.

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 14:00-14:50 9-15, 17-19, 21-22
Wednesday 14:00-14:50 9-15, 17-19, 21-22

Law, economics and morality of professional sports leagues, focusing on the antitrust (competition law) and contractual issues surrounding professional sport as well as the ethical problems facing sport's governing authorities.

Sports Law is wide and draws upon most areas of the law. Selected topics usually include: salary caps and other competitive balance mechanisms, player mobility disputes, restraint of trade, combatting corruption (performance-enhancing drugs, match fixing), judicial review of sporting bodies and the ethics of public funding or subsidisation of sport.

Paper title Law and the Sports Industry
Paper code LAWS442
Subject Law
EFTS 0.1000
Points 15 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2018, expected to be offered in 2020
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
LAWS 202
Pre or Corequisite
Any 200-level LAWS paper not already passed
Limited to
LLB, LLB(Hons)
Notes
May not be credited together with LAWS485 passed in 2014-2015.
Contact
law@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Professor Rex Ahdar
Textbooks
Course materials are provided by the Faculty.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
A detailed understanding of the law, economics and morality of professional sports leagues.

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Timetable

Not offered in 2018, expected to be offered in 2020

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard