"Sports Law": Implications for the Development of International, Comparative, and National Law and Global Dispute Resolution [chapter]

Matthew J. Mitten, Hayden Opie
2012 ASSER International Sports Law Series  
In this Article, we observe that legal regulation of national and iternational sports competition has become extremely complex and has entered a new ea, which provides fertile gmund for the cration and evolution ofbroaderlegaljunsprudence with potentially widespread influence and application. Our pnncipal ahn is to daw these developments to the attention of legal scholars and attorneys not necessarily familiar with sports law Specifically the evolving law ofsports is having a significant
more » ... ce on the development ofinternational and national laws, is establishing a body of substantive legal doctrine rpe for analysis fiam a comparative law perspective, and has impoitant implications for global drspute resolution. For example, the global processes used to establish an international sports antidoping code and to resolve a broad range of Olympic and international sports dsputes (which is rapidly creating a body ofglobal private law) provide paradgms of international cooperation andgloballawmaking In addition, judicial resolution of sports-elated cases may develop jurisprudence with new applications and 0 2010 Matthew J. Mitten and Hayden Opie.
doi:10.1007/978-90-6704-829-3_9 fatcat:forrrmndlbgd5cbkeqiex5v4ti