Should Sports Governing Bodies be subject to Judicial Review?

In public law, judicial review is a method that a claimant can use to challenge the legality of decision made against them. The Judiciary have made it clear that the purpose of judicial review is not to deliberate over whether the decision made by the public body is right or wrong, but whether the right … Continue reading Should Sports Governing Bodies be subject to Judicial Review?

Specificity of Sport: An analysis of the Meca-Medina case.

Ever since the commercialisation of sport in the late 1970’s, an argument has developed regarding the involvement of the judiciary in the sports sector. It has been widely debated in the sports-legal sector as to whether sport, meaning the governing bodies that regulate sport, should have the autonomy to self-regulate. Perhaps the most famous advocate … Continue reading Specificity of Sport: An analysis of the Meca-Medina case.