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The Empire Strikes Back: Nfl Cuts Clarett, Sacks Scheindlin, Adam Epstein Dec 2004

The Empire Strikes Back: Nfl Cuts Clarett, Sacks Scheindlin, Adam Epstein

Adam Epstein

The article explores and the litigation history involving former Ohio State University running back Maurice Clarett and his challenge the the NFL draft-eligibility rule. Though Clarett was successful at the U.S. District Court level, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals ruled differently, thereby preventing Clarett from being eligible for the 2004 NFL draft. Though he was drafted the next year (2005), an exploration of the differences between the trial court (Hon. Schendlin) and the appellate court (J. Sotomayor) opinions is quite interesting and relevant in the context of both antitrust and labor law, particularly the mandatory subjects of a ...


Book Review: Sports Law And Regulation: Cases, Materials, And Problems, Adam Epstein Dec 2004

Book Review: Sports Law And Regulation: Cases, Materials, And Problems, Adam Epstein

Adam Epstein

Review of the 2005 textbook authored by Matthew J. Mitten, Timothy Davis, Rodney K. Smith & Robert C. Berry. The four authors of this text all have credible status in the field of sports law as professors at the law school level, and the reader is reminded of their expertise throughout the book in numerous footnotes, notes and in other references. They present 12 chapters of a sport law smorgasbord in an interesting arrangement. The authors note that the book should be given multidisciplinary consideration among law students and upper-division undergraduate and graduate students. However, the authors provide that the textbook ...


Whistle-Blowing And The Continued Expansion Of Title Ix In Jackson V. Birmingham Board Of Education, Adam Epstein Dec 2004

Whistle-Blowing And The Continued Expansion Of Title Ix In Jackson V. Birmingham Board Of Education, Adam Epstein

Adam Epstein

A study of the history and importance of the 2005 Supreme Court decision that expanded Title IX to include a private right of action for individuals who reveal Title IX violations even though they themselves were not subject to sex discrimination. The case involved Roderick Jackson a high school coach from the Birmingham, Alabama area.


California Amusement Rides And Liability, Adam Epstein Dec 2004

California Amusement Rides And Liability, Adam Epstein

Adam Epstein

Discussion of the majority and minority California Supreme Court decision involving the unfortunate 2000 incident at Disneyland which resulted in the death of a woman on her honeymoon.


Title Ix Whistle-Blowing Is Protected, Adam Epstein Dec 2004

Title Ix Whistle-Blowing Is Protected, Adam Epstein

Adam Epstein

Discussion of the valiant efforts of high school basketball coach Roderick Jackson (Birmingham, Alabama) and his complaint over inferior facilities for his girls basketball team. His claim went all the way to the United States Supreme Court.