Sport & the Law: Scots Perspective

Sport & the Law
Sport & the Law: Scots Perspective
Stewart, WJ
Bloomsbury Professional

This book examines the many areas where sport and law meet, and is the first book to look at these matters primarily from a Scots perspective, although it also provides additional legal citation for lawyers in England and abroad.

Written by leading academics and many of Scotland's best known sports lawyers, coverage includes the running of a sports club, judicial review, the use of drugs in sport and, negotiation of sports contracts. The book also looks at issues in selected sports - football, rugby, golf and skiing. “…this book contains a mine of information for the lawyer who is sailing uncharted waters and will be a valuable reference” SCOLAG

Introduction. Law for the sportsperson. Law for the club secretary. Judicial review of sporting bodies. Court of arbitration for sport. European Community law and sport. Sports contracts. Drugs in sport. Football. Rugby. Golf. Skiing.

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