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Fans Of The World, Unite!: A (Capitalist) Manifesto For Sports Consumers, Stephen Ross, Stefan Szymanski Jan 2016

Fans Of The World, Unite!: A (Capitalist) Manifesto For Sports Consumers, Stephen Ross, Stefan Szymanski

Stephen F Ross

This book is a clarion call to sports fans. It proposes a significant restructuring of sports leagues. The book sets out a rational program for a revolution that will serve the best interests of the fans and of the sport itself. But the book is not Marxist: it shows how a revolution in the organization of sports might even benefit the owners. By harnassing the power of markets, sports leagues can be made both responsive to the needs of the fans and more efficient. Many years were spent before this book was written evaluating the ways in which leagues work ...


All The World's Not A Stooge: The Transformativeness Test For Analyzing A First Amendment Defense To A Right Of Publicity Claim Against Distribution Of A Work Of Art, Jay Dougherty Dec 2002

All The World's Not A Stooge: The Transformativeness Test For Analyzing A First Amendment Defense To A Right Of Publicity Claim Against Distribution Of A Work Of Art, Jay Dougherty

Jay Dougherty

This article is a thorough review of First Amendment law in relation to the right of publicity. It criticizes the so-called "transformativeness test" developed in California as a mechanism to balance rights of publicity and freedom of speech and expression.