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Professor of LawPhillip J. Closius
John and Frances Angelos Law Center, Room 505

Administrative Assistant: Gloria Joy
John and Frances Angelos Law Center, Room 518 


J.D., Columbia University, 1975
B.A., magna cum laude, University of Notre Dame, 1972

Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Expertise

Constitutional Law

Selected Publications

Articles and Essays

Hell Hath No Fury Like a Fan Scorned: State Regulation of Sports Agents, 30 Toledo L.Rev. 511 (1999).

Rejecting the Fruits of Action: The Regeneration of the Waste Land’s Legal System, 71 Notre Dame L. Rev. 127 (1995).

Social Justice and the Myth of Fairness: A Communal Defense of Affirmative Action, 74 Nebraska L. Rev. 569 (1995).

Below Market Loans: From Abuse to Misuses – A Sports Illustration (with Douglas K. Chapman), 37 Case Western Reserve L. Rev. 484 (1987).

Professional Sports and Antitrust Law: The Groundrules of Immunity, Exemption and Liability, Chapter in Frey and Johnson (eds.), Government and Sport: Public Policy Issues (October 1985).

Involuntary Servitude: The Current Enforcement of Employee Covenants Not to Compete – A Proposal for Reform (with Henry M. Schaffer), 57 S. Cal. L. Rev. 531 (1984).

Not at the Behest of Nonlabor Groups: A Revised Prognosis for a Maturing Sports Industry, 24 B.C.L. Rev. 341 (March 1983).

Articles on Social Science Research Network