Articles

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Dick Allen Preferred Not To: A Reconsideration of Baseball's Bartleby, NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture (2014)

During the course of his major league career, Dick Allen did a lot of things:...

 

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Dick Allen's Second Act, The National Pastime (2013)

It is hard to imagine a more polarizing figure in Philadelphia sports history than Dick...

 

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Who Exempted Baseball, Anyway?: The Curious Development of the Antitrust Exemption that Never Was, Harvard Journal of Sports and Entertainment Law (2013)

This article takes a fresh look at baseball’s alleged antitrust exemption and explains why, after...

 

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TRULY SOVEREIGN AT LAST: C.B.C. DISTRIBUTION v. MLB AM AND THE REDEFINITION OF THE CONCEPT OF BASEBALL, University of Oregon law Review (2011)

This article is the second in the author’s series examining the interplay between baseball and...

 

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Major League Baseball As Enron: The True Meaning of the Mitchell Report, Outside the Lines: A Publication of the SABR Business of Baseball Committee (2008)

Although the December 13, 2007 release of the Mitchell Report received attention for the names...

 

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The Sovereign Nation of Baseball: Why Federal Law Does Not Apply to "America's Game" and How It Got That Way, Villanova Sports & Entertainment Law Journal (2008)

This article examines the relationship between Major League Baseball (MLB) and the law and discusses...

 

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What's in a Name, or, Better Yet, What's it Worth?: Cities, Sports Teams and the Right of Publicity, Case Western Reserve Law Review (2008)

This article examines the harm that accompanies real and threatened in-market relocations of professional sports...

 

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Dismantling the "Other": Understanding the Nature and Malleability of Groups in the Legal Writing Professorate's Quest for Equality, Journal of the Legal Writing Institute (2007)

This article examines the nature of groupings within law school faculties and analyzes why some...

 
The Continental League and the Push for Expansion in Major League Baseball, Outside the Lines: A Publication of the SABR Business of Baseball Committee (2007)
 
MLB Franchise Relocation Pursuant to its Antitrust Exemption: A Distinction Without a Difference, Outside the Lines: A Publication of the SABR Business of Baseball Committee (2007)
 

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Gatekeepers of Americana: Ownership's Neverending Quest for Control of the Baseball Creed, NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture (2006)

This article examines owner-player relations from the founding of the National League in 1876 to...

 

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Taking the Road Less Traveled: Why Practical Scholarship Makes Sense for the Legal Writing Professor, Journal of the Legal Writing Institute (2005)

This article examines the issue of scholarship as it pertains to the legal writing professor....

 

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The Irrelevance of Major League Baseball's Antitrust Exemption: A Historical Review, Rutgers Law Review (2005)

This article examines Major League Baseball’s (MLB) antitrust exemption from a practical, historical perspective and...

 

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It's the Economy (and Combined Ratio) Stupid: Examining the Medical Malpractice Litigation "Crisis" Myth and the Factors Critical to Reform, Penn State Law Review (2004)

This article examines the recurring medical malpractice litigation crisis with an eye toward pinpointing the...

 
Celebrating the Value of Practical Knowledge and Experience, Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research and Writing (2003)
 

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Hospital Corporate Negligence: Enforcing the Hospital's Role of Administrator, Tort and Insurance Law Journal (1993)

This article attempts to establish what is meant by the term "hospital corporate negligence." Is...

 

Books

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A People's History of Baseball (2012)

Baseball is much more than the national pastime. It has become an emblem of America...

 

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The Fall of the 1977 Phillies: How a Baseball Team's Collapse Sank a City's Spirit (2007)

Too often, the Philadelphia sports fan has been dismissed as a lout, a boorish dolt...

 

Contributions to Books

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The Tell-All Hurler: Jim Bouton and "Ball Four", Courting the Yankees: Legal Essays on the Bronx Bombers (2003)

This chapter examines whether the information released within Bouton's "Ball Four" constituted legally protectable infomation...

 

Presentations

Defining the Purpose and Parameters of Scholarship for Legal Writing Professors, The Thirteenth Biennial Conference of the Legal Writing Institute (2008)
 
The Phillies, Connie Mack Stadium, and Philadelphia’s Mid-Century Racial Identity, The Twentieth Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture (2008)
 
The Combined Ratio and the Roots of Cyclical Medical Malpractice ‘Crises’, The Temple Journal of Science, Technology & Environmental Law’s Spring 2008 Symposium on Medical Malpractice and Ethics (2008)
 
Baseball and Philadelphia, Philadelphia Ink: A Celebration of Philly Area Writers (2007)
 
Should Student Conferences Be Optional?: Point/Counterpoint -- Sharing Our Views on Hot Topics in LRW, The Eleventh Biennial Conference of the Legal Writing Institute (2004)