Academic Year 2023/2024 - Teacher: SAMUELE TOMASI

Expected Learning Outcomes

The course will address the principles of sports law from a private law perspective, highlighting the peculiarities of the sports system compared to the state system. The topics that will be addressed during the course aim to provide students with the tools to acquire new specific knowledge through the study of private law institutes in the field of sports law. The analysis of the relationships between law and sport and between the latter and the economic aspects that permeate it aims to strengthen students' critical skills.

Course Structure

The lessons will take place in person and will involve student engagement through the analysis of practical cases.

Required Prerequisites

Knowledge of law and/or civic education.

Attendance of Lessons

Attendance will be in attendance on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Detailed Course Content

The legal system. Sources of law. Interpretation of the law and analogy. State and sports system. Natural persons and legal entities. Capacity and minors. Private autonomy. Obligations: general concepts. General discipline of the contract. Sports performance contract. Sports work. Liability for non-compliance. Tort liability. Sporting offenses, civil, and criminal. Sports and the third sector. Sponsorship. Image rights of professional athletes. Liability for damages in sports activities. Doping. Corruption and sports.

Textbook Information

Text 1: M. Di Masi (a cura di), Istituzioni di diritto sportivo per Scienze motorie e sportive, Lezioni e materiali, pp. 2-207
Text 2: Handouts by the lecturer to be made available on the Sudium platform

Learning Assessment

Learning Assessment Procedures

The verification will take place through a test consisting of an oral exam with a mark out of thirty.

The exam will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
Relevance of the answers to the questions posed
Quality and comprehension of the content
Ability to relate to other program topics
Ability to provide examples
Use of technical-legal language
Overall presentation skills of the student
The Professor reserves the right to consider the student's active participation in lectures and other proposed activities.

Examples of frequently asked questions and / or exercises

Sources of law

Criteria for interpreting the law

Legal capacity and capacity to act

Natural persons and legal entities

General discipline of the contract

Contractual liability

Non-contractual liability

Sponsorship contract

Sports liability

Sports and doping

Sports and corruption