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The Boogeyman: Derek Boogaard And The Detrimental Effects Of Section 301 Preemption, Tyler V. Friederich Jan 2017

The Boogeyman: Derek Boogaard And The Detrimental Effects Of Section 301 Preemption, Tyler V. Friederich

Washington University Law Review

This Note focuses on the preemptive effect of section 301 of the Labor Management Relations Act (LMRA) in the suit against the National Hockey League (NHL) by the Estate of former NHL player Derek Boogaard. The Note will contrast Boogaard v. National Hockey League, in which section 301 preempted the Estate’s negligence claims, with several National Football League (NFL) cases. Boogaard will also be contrasted with In re National Hockey League Players’ Concussion Injury Litigation, a similar case brought by a class of NHL players in which the court declared that section 301 did not preempt claims for negligence ...


Fielding A Team For The Fans: The Societal Consequences And Title Vii Implications Of Race-Considered Roster Construction In Professional Sport, N. Jeremi Duru Jan 2006

Fielding A Team For The Fans: The Societal Consequences And Title Vii Implications Of Race-Considered Roster Construction In Professional Sport, N. Jeremi Duru

Washington University Law Review

Part I examines Title VII, its history, and the prospect of its application in the race-considered roster construction context. Part II engages the phenomenon of race-considered roster construction and explores its persistence in the post-civil rights era, primarily through historical examination of Major League Baseball’s Boston Red Sox and the National Basketball Association’s Boston Celtics, two professional sports organizations for years associated with racially imbalanced rosters. This part also explores the consequences unique to employment discrimination in the race-considered roster construction context. Part III examines the applicability of Title VII doctrine to race-considered roster construction, exploring the factors ...


Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf's Suspension For Refusing To Stand For The National Anthem: A “Free Throw” For The Nba And Denver Nuggets, Or A “Slam Dunk” Violation Of Abdul-Rauf's Title Vii Rights?, Kelly B. Koenig Jan 1998

Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf's Suspension For Refusing To Stand For The National Anthem: A “Free Throw” For The Nba And Denver Nuggets, Or A “Slam Dunk” Violation Of Abdul-Rauf's Title Vii Rights?, Kelly B. Koenig

Washington University Law Review

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Note C: C As In Cash, Cough It Up, And Changes—Nfl Players Score With Free Agency Following Freeman Mcneil's Big Gain, Matthew S. Collins Jan 1993

Note C: C As In Cash, Cough It Up, And Changes—Nfl Players Score With Free Agency Following Freeman Mcneil's Big Gain, Matthew S. Collins

Washington University Law Review

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Skating On Thin Ice: Nhl Owners And Players Clash Over Free Agency, Sue Santa Jan 1992

Skating On Thin Ice: Nhl Owners And Players Clash Over Free Agency, Sue Santa

Washington University Law Review

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