ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Some Refl ections on Lawmaking

Legalising Betting in Sports

The debates on legalising betting in sports against the backdrop of the Indian Premier League scandal evoke two broader questions regarding our law and policymaking, and the way we respond to scandals such as these. First, what moral authority does the state have to ban conduct such as betting? Second, should ineffi cacy of law be a valid ground to repeal or change the law?



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