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Robert A. McCormick

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Sports Law (with Matthew C. McKinnon and Darryl C. Wilson) (Lupus Publications, 1992 & Supplements)

Law Review Articles

Race and Interest Convergence in NCAA Sports (with Amy Christian McCormick), ___ Wake Forest Journal of Law & Policy ___ (forthcoming 2012).

Major College Sports: A Modern Apartheid (with Amy Christian McCormick), 12 Texas Review of Entertainment & Sports Law 13 (2010).

A Trail of Tears: The Exploitation of the College Athlete (with Amy Christian McCormick), 11 Florida Coastal Law Review 639 (2010)

The Emperor's New Clothes: Lifting the NCAA's Veil of Amateurism (with Amy Christian McCormick), 45 San Diego Law Review 495 (2008) (University of San Diego).

The Myth of the Student-Athlete: The College Athlete as Employee (with Amy Christian McCormick), 81 Washington Law Review 71 (2006).

Labor or Antitrust? Let the Players Choose, 4 Villanova Sports & Entertainment Law Journal 39 (1997)

Interference on Both Sides: The Case Against the NFL-NFLPA Contract, 53 Washington & Lee Law Review 397 (lead article) (1996)

Labor Relations in Professional Sports – Lessons in Collective Bargaining, 14 Employee Relations Law Journal 501 (lead article) (1989)

The U.S./Canada Free Trade Agreement in Perspective, 1989 Detroit College of Law Review 785 (1989)

Symposium, Labor Law Symposium on the State of the Unions: Perspectives on Organized Labor, Opening Remarks, 1987 Detroit College of Law Review 605 (1987)

Symposium, Labor Law Symposium on the Globalization of United States Industry, Opening Remarks, 1986 Detroit College of Law Review 669 (1986)

Professional Football’s Draft Eligibility Rule: The Labor Exemption and the Antitrust Laws, 33 Emory Law Journal 375 (with Matthew C. McKinnon) (1984) (Reprinted in the Report of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Ninety-Eighth Congress, First Session on S. 610 - The Collegiate Student-Athlete Protection Act of 1983)

Baseball’s Third Strike: The Triumph of Collective Bargaining in Professional Baseball, 35 Vanderbilt Law Review 1131 (1982)

Union Representatives as Corporate Directors: The Challenge to the Adversarial Model of Labor Relations, 15 University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform 219 (1982) (Reprinted in the 1983 Corporate Counsel's Annual, Matthew Bender and Co., Inc. at 779 (1983))

Other Publications

A Roundtable Discussion for the Digital Age: Brady v. NFL, Entertainment and Sports Lawyer (Publication of the American Bar Association Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries), Volume 29, No. 2, Summer 2011.

'Amateurism' Rules Benefit Whites at Blacks' Expense (with Amy Christian McCormick), Letter to Editor, Chronicle of Higher Education, May 20, 2011, at A30, available at http://chronicle.com/article/Amateurism-Rules-Benefit/127544/

Pro Team Illegally Block Clarett from Football Field, The Detroit News, Sunday, April 25, 2004, at 15A

Open Letter to Maurice Clarett: Why You May Turn Professional Now, The New York Times (Section 8, Sports Sunday, at 10) (Sunday, August 17, 2003)

Writer and Producer, “Toil, Trouble, and Triumph: The Legacy of Michigan Labor Lawyers,” video documentary (with Amy C. Christian and Lisa Whiting-Dobson) (2003)

School Violence and the Court, The National Law Journal (with Susan Bitensky), September 13, 1999, at A22

Court Has Unwitting Role in School Deaths, Seattle Post-Intelligencer (with Susan Bitensky), June 8, 1999, at A9

For Young Athletes, Pros Put a Clamp on Their Economic Pursuit, The New York Times (with Matthew C. McKinnon), Sunday, November 23, 1997

Model Family and Medical Leave Policy. Adopted and published by the State Bar of Michigan for Michigan law firms, lawyers, and judges (1997) (drafted with other members of the Model Personnel Policy Committee of the State Bar of Michigan, empaneled as the result of a directive by the Michigan Supreme Court)

After-Acquired Evidence in Employment Litigation: The Chicken-And-Egg Conundrum and its Partial Resolution (Feature), Vol. 74, No. 7 Michigan Bar Journal 664 (July 1995)

A Model Employment Policy Prohibiting Sexual Harassment, Vol. 73, No. 3 Michigan Bar Journal 303 (March 1994)

Model Sexual Harassment Policy, The first such policy adopted by any state bar association. Adopted and published by the State Bar of Michigan for Michigan law firms, lawyers, and judges (1994) (drafted with other members of the Model Personnel Policy Committee of the State Bar of Michigan, empaneled as the result of a directive by the Michigan Supreme Court)

Section Chairperson’s Notes, Vol. 2, No. 2 Labor and Employment Law Notes 1 (Newsletter of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan) (Summer 1992)

View from the Chair, Vol. 1, No. 4 Labor and Employment Law Notes 1 (Newsletter of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan) (Winter 1991)

U.S. Supreme Court Review – 1990 Term, Vol. 1, No. 1 Labor and Employment Law Notes 3 (Inaugural edition of the Newsletter of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan) (Spring 1991)

Law Review Labor Law Symposium, Spring Amicus 8 (1990)

Court Tackles NFL Players, The National Law Journal (March 28, 1988 at 13)

Carter Case: N.F.L. Had No Choice, Detroit Free Press (with Matthew C. McKinnon), Sunday, August 30, 1987, at 16D

Researching Labor Law, Vol. 64 Michigan Bar Journal 1114 (October 1985)

Why the N.F.L. Must Start Drafting Underclassmen, The New York Times (with Matthew C. McKinnon), Sunday, April 29, 1984, at 2S

NLRB v. Retail Store Employees Union, Local 1001, Preview of United States Supreme Court Cases, October, 1979 Term - No. 38 (May 21, 1980) Quoted in Business Week, High Court Rulings are Robed in Indecision, by Daniel B. Moskowitz (July 14, 1980 at 42)

Employment Misconduct Interviews - The Developing Law, 5 Colorado Lawyer 1617 (1976)

Book Reviews and Survey Articles

Labor and Employment Law, 1999 Law Review of Michigan State University-Detroit College of Law 261 (1999)

Labor and Employment Law, 1997 Detroit College of Law at Michigan State University Law Review 727 (1997)

Labor and Employment Law, 1996 Detroit College of Law at Michigan State University Law Review 497 (1996)

Survey of the 1994-95 Decisions of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Affecting the Process of Arbitration, 1995 proceedings, National Academy of Arbitrators (1995)

H.N. Hirsch, The Enigma of Felix Frankfurter, 1982 Detroit College of Law Review 969 (1982)


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