Sport and the Law: Historical and Cultural Intersections

Sport and the Law: Historical and Cultural Intersections


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781557286666
Publisher: University of Arkansas Press
Publication date: 12/01/2014
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Samuel O. Regalado is professor of history at California State University, Stanislaus and the author or editor of four books, including Baseball in Nikkei America: From the Meiji to the Majors.

Sarah K. Fields is associate professor of communication at University of Colorado Denver and the author of Female Gladiators: Gender, Law, and Contact Sport in America.

Table of Contents

Series Editor's Preface ix

Acknowledgments xi

Chapter 1 Introduction xiii

Section I The Burger Supreme Court and Sports

Introduction 1

Chapter 2 Clay, aha All v. US. (1971): Muhammad Ali, Precedent, and the Burger Court Samuel O. Regalado 3

Chapter 3 Odd Bedfellows: Spencer Haywood and Justice William O. Douglas Sarah K. Fields 19

Chapter 4 The Flood Case, 1972 Richard C. Crepeau 33

Chapter 5 How the Burger Court Came to Be Steven P. Gietschier 43

Section II Antitrust Law and Sports

Introduction 53

Chapter 6 Danny Gardella and Baseballs Reserve Clause: A Working-Class Stiff Blacklisted in Cold War America Ron Briley 57

Chapter 7 Powerlifting's Watershed: Frantz v. United States Powerlifting, the Legal Case That Changed the Nature of a Sport Thomas M. Hunt Janice S. Todd 75

Section III The Impact of Sport on Law

Introduction 93

Chapter 8 Thirty-Five Years after Richards v. USTA: The Continued Significance of Transgender Athletes' Participation in Sport Anne L. DeMartini 97

Chapter 9 "Clean Up the Abases": Building a Rule-of-Law Culture for Major League Baseball's Operations in Latin America Artura J. Marcano David P. Fidler 115

Chapter 10 "A Matter of Basic Fairness": Ed O'Bannon Takes the NCAA to Court Daniel A. Nathan 135

Chapter 11 Epilogue 155

Thoughts Regarding Scholarly Methods 161

Notes 167

Contributors 205

Index 207

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