A.A. Savichev

Concept of Sports Law in the Russian Legal Doctrine

2019. No. 1. P. 176–194 [issue contents]
The article analyzes the main approaches to the concept of sports law in the Russian legalscience. As a result of generalizing different opinions on the interpretation of this termfrom the view of such theoretical and legal categories as legal system, system of law andsystem of legislation, it is pointed to several approaches to understanding the essenceof sports law. That law is considered as an integral part of the legal system, branch oflaw, branch of law at the stage of its formation and branch of legislation. The questionabout possibility of recognition of the sports law as a branch of the law is consideredas the most debatable. In addition, it is noted at lack of theoretical development of theapproach to the consideration of sports law as a special component of the legal system.It is making an attempt to reveal more details of this issue. Several theoretical and legalphenomena as parts of the legal system are considered from the standpoint of sportslaw. Among them there are external and internal forms of expression of legal norms, theimplementation of law, legal culture. The author focuses on the important component ofsports and legal culture, i.e. sports consciousness, implying a certain legal mentality in the field of physical culture and sports. A special attention is paid to prospects of sportslaw in Russia as a special cut of the legal system, as a branch of law, and as a branch oflegislation. In particular, the paper touches upon the systematization of sports legislation,modernization of the regional block of legal acts about fitness and sports, improvementof sports and legal consciousness. The article points that the essence of sports law isrevealed also from the standpoint of the academic and educational sphere. In this case,this concept refers to the relevant field of jurisprudence. Conclusions made aboutpronounced debatable nature of the issue about recognizing sports law as a branch oflaw, as well as the lack of theoretical development of the approach to the consideration ofsports law as an integral part of the legal system. Besides, possible directions of evolutionof the sports law in Russia are outlined.
For citation: Savichev A.A. (2019) Concept of Sports Law in the Russian Legal Doctrine. Pravo. Zhurnal Vysshey shkoly ekonomiki, no 1, pp. 176–194 (in Russian) DOI: 10.17-323/2072-8166.2019.1.176.194
Citation: Savichev A. (2019) Ponyatie sportivnogo prava v rossiyskoy yuridicheskoy doktrine [Concept of Sports Law in the Russian Legal Doctrine]. Pravo. Zhurnal Vysshey shkoly ekonomiki, no 1, pp. 176-194 (in Russian)
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