Phillip J. Closius

University of Baltimore School of Law

Dean

1420 N. Charles Street

Baltimore, MD 21218

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (8)

1.

Professional Sports and Antitrust Laws: The Ground Rules of Immunity, Exemption, and Liability

Government and Sport: The Public Policy Issues, p. 140, Arthur T. Johnson and James H. Frey, eds., 1985, University of Baltimore School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 12 Sep 2012
Phillip J. Closius
University of Baltimore School of Law
Downloads 192 (85,197)

Abstract:

professional sports, athletics, Sherman Act, antitrust, immunity, exemptions, Supreme Court, legal system, Federal Baseball Club of Baltimore, Inc. v. National League, restraint of trade, television, tv, media

2.

Social Justice and the Myth of Fairness: A Communal Defense of Affirmative Action

Nebraska Law Review, Vol. 74, No. 3, 1995
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 08 May 2010
Phillip J. Closius
University of Baltimore School of Law
Downloads 65 (258,429)

Abstract:

minority groups, affirmative action, race, discrimination, fairness, social justice, Supreme Court, reverse discrimination, communal values

3.

Involuntary Nonservitude: The Current Judicial Enforcement of Employee Covenants Not to Compete — A Proposal for Reform

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 57, No. 4, May 1984
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 08 May 2010
Phillip J. Closius and Henry M. Schaffer
University of Baltimore School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 62 (248,812)
Citation 1

Abstract:

covenants not to compete, employment contracts, agency doctrines, unfair competition doctrines, trade secrets, confidentiality, labor competition

4.

Hell Hath No Fury Like a Fan Scorned: State Regulation of Sports Agents

University of Toledo Law Review, Vol. 30, No. 4, 1999
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 May 2010
Phillip J. Closius
University of Baltimore School of Law
Downloads 48 (289,341)

Abstract:

sports agents, state statutes, Model Uniform Athlete Agents Act, Commerce Clause, federal regulation, professional sports, sports unions, criminal law, sports law, sports regulation

5.

Rejecting the Fruits of Action: The Regeneration of the Waste Land's Legal System

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 71, No. 1, 1995
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 May 2010
Phillip J. Closius
University of Baltimore School of Law
Downloads 25 (366,441)
Citation 1

Abstract:

T. S. Eliot, The Waste Land, Indo-Aryan philosophy, result orientation, economic advancement, individual acquisition, The Upanishads, The Bhagavad-Gita, precedent, stare decisis, judicial decisionmaking, intellectual climate

6.

Below Market Loans: From Abuse to Misuse - A Sports Illustration

Case Western Reserve Law Review, Vol. 37, No. 3, 1986-87
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 May 2010
Phillip J. Closius and Douglas K. Chapman
University of Baltimore School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 17 (429,162)

Abstract:

below market loans, tax avoidance, transfer of wealth, Supreme Court, Dickman v. Commissioner, federal gift tax, U.S. Congress, demand loans, salary substitute, professional sports industry, tax neutrality, income tax

7.

The Incredible Shrinking Law School

University of Toledo Law Review, Vol. 31, No. 4, 2000
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 04 May 2010
Phillip J. Closius
University of Baltimore School of Law
Downloads 16 (434,411)

Abstract:

law schools, enrollment, downsizing, student body size, strategic planning, legal education, resource concessions, tenure track faculty, law school enrollment, evening legal education, part time legal education

8.

Not at the Behest of Nonlabor Groups: A Revised Prognosis for a Maturing Sports Industry

Boston College Law Review, Vol. 24, No. 2, 1983
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 06 May 2010
Phillip J. Closius
University of Baltimore School of Law
Downloads 13 (424,041)

Abstract:

sports industry, team owners, players, unions, agents, rival leagues, antitrust law, labor law, government regulation, sports law, professional sports,