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Antitrust Changeup: How A Single Antitrust Reform Could Be A Home Run For Minor League Baseball Players, Jeremy Ulm Oct 2020

Antitrust Changeup: How A Single Antitrust Reform Could Be A Home Run For Minor League Baseball Players, Jeremy Ulm

Dickinson Law Review

In 1890, Congress passed the Sherman Antitrust Act to protect competition in the marketplace. Federal antitrust law has developed to prevent businesses from exerting unfair power on their employees and customers. Specifically, the Sherman Act prevents competitors from reaching unreasonable agreements amongst themselves and from monopolizing markets. However, not all industries have these protections.

Historically, federal antitrust law has not governed the “Business of Baseball.” The Supreme Court had the opportunity to apply antitrust law to baseball in Federal Baseball Club, Incorporated v. National League of Professional Baseball Clubs; however, the Court held that the Business of Baseball was not ...


The October 1992 Supreme Court Term And Antitrust: More Objectivity Than Ever, Stephen Calkins Jan 1994

The October 1992 Supreme Court Term And Antitrust: More Objectivity Than Ever, Stephen Calkins

Law Faculty Research Publications

Time and again the Rehnquist Court has favored antitrust certainty. When faced with a choice between achieving individualized justice and adhering to relatively clear, generalized rules, it has usually chosen the latter. The certainty of objective evidence has been preferred to the more customized resort to subjective evidence.

This pattern continued during the 1992-93 term. Perceived objectivity through generalized rules triumphed in the term's four antitrust cases, Professional Real Estate Investors, Inc. v. Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc., Spectrum Sports, Inc. v. McQuillan, Hartford Fire Insurance Co. v. California, and Brooke Group Ltd. v. Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp.

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Supreme Court Antitrust 1991-92: The Revenge Of The Amici, Stephen Calkins Jan 1993

Supreme Court Antitrust 1991-92: The Revenge Of The Amici, Stephen Calkins

Law Faculty Research Publications

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The 1990-91 Supreme Court Term And Antitrust: Toward Greater Certainty, Stephen Calkins Jan 1992

The 1990-91 Supreme Court Term And Antitrust: Toward Greater Certainty, Stephen Calkins

Law Faculty Research Publications

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Does A Monopolist Have A Duty To Deal With Its Rivals? Some Thoughts On The Aspen Skiing Case, Arthur H. Travers, Jr. Jan 1986

Does A Monopolist Have A Duty To Deal With Its Rivals? Some Thoughts On The Aspen Skiing Case, Arthur H. Travers, Jr.

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Comment, The Consent Decree In Antitrust Enforcement--Analysis And Criticism, J. Dennis Hynes Jan 1960

Comment, The Consent Decree In Antitrust Enforcement--Analysis And Criticism, J. Dennis Hynes

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