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UNDERSTAND THE RULES OF THE GAME

Has lex sportiva flown the CAS’ nest?

Published 29 October 2013 | Authored by: Kevin Carpenter

Recently I was fortunate enough to be the external examiner for a sports law masters student. In reading his thesis there was a good analysis of the much-debated existence of a "sports law" and consequently the development of a "lex sportiva" (remarkably a relatively new term that has managed to fly in the face of the plain English/anti-Latin movement in the legal profession).

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Kevin Carpenter

Kevin Carpenter

Kevin is a consultant and member of the editorial board for LawInSport, having previously acted as editor. He is a Independent Legal and Sports Consultant advising on commercial and regulatory issues. Kevin has become renowned in the fields of sports integrity, match-fixing and sports betting.

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