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Motion to Attend the World Series

I love baseball. I’ve been a fan of the San Francisco Giants since the days of Will Clark and Kevin Mitchell in the late ’80s. Needless to say it’s been a good October for me. So, while I disagree with this attorney’s allegiances (especially his calling the Giants’ lineup “hapless souls”, see footnote 9), this [...]

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Michael Goldsmith

I, like many others, am mourning the loss of Professor Michael Goldsmith this week. He was a true “can do” lawyer, like he always taught his students to be. I enjoyed Paul Rolly’s Salt Lake Tribune column about Prof. Goldsmith and wanted to pass it on. Maverick professor an unlikely BYU hero. Update: Coverage from [...]

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Goldsmith Coverage

Professor Michael Goldsmith was in Yankee Stadium Saturday to throw out the first pitch and to take part in the “MLB 4 ALS” campaign that he initiated. Here’s some of the news coverage: New York Times Today  

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Independence Day 2009

Due to July 4 falling on a Saturday this year, the Law Library will be closed both tomorrow (7/3) and Saturday (7/4). This Independence Day is a special one for the Law School as Professor Michael Goldsmith‘s call for Major League Baseball to celebrate Lou Gehrig’s farewell speech and raise funds and awareness to fight [...]

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MLB Answers Prof. Goldsmith’s Call

In a November Newsweek article, Professor Michael Goldsmith called on the game of his youth to help fight the disease now plaguing him, ALS or Lou Gehrig’s Disease (see my Nov. blog post here). Goldsmith encouraged MLB to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Lou Gehrig’s famous farewell speech on July 4, 2009 and to donate [...]

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Prof. Goldsmith in Newsweek, NY Times”

Professor Michael Goldsmith‘s article “Batting for the Cure” was recently published in Newsweek. The article is a call for Major League Baseball to assist in fundraising efforts to find a cure for Lou Gehrig’s Disease by making July 4, 2009 (the 70th anniversary of Gehrig’s famous farewell speech), ALS-Lou Gehrig Day. Professor Goldsmith’s proposal and [...]

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Baseball and the Law

October means the Major League Baseball playoffs have finally arrived. As one of a dying breed of baseball fans, I eagerly await this time of year. To me there’s nothing quite like the World Series, even when my beloved San Francisco Giants aren’t there (which, I admit, is just about every year). As we all [...]

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