17 Fordham Intell. Prop. Media & Ent. L.J. 789 (2006-2007)
Washington Redskins - Disparaging Term or Valuable Tradition: Legal and Economic Issues concerning Harjo v. Pro-Football, Inc.

handle is hein.journals/frdipm17 and id is 801 raw text is: Washington Redskins -Disparaging
Term or Valuable Tradition?: Legal and
Economic Issues Concerning Harjo v.
Pro-Football, Inc.
Mark S. Nagel* and Daniel A. Raschert
I'll never change the name of the Redskins. You have my
word on that. In addition to that, it's really what the Redskins
mean that's not quite out there.., what it means is tradition. It
means winning. It means a great tradition for the franchise.'
-Daniel Snyder (owner of the Washington Redskins).
A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it a
superficial appearance of being right, and raises at first a
formidable outcry in defense of custom.2
-Thomas Paine.
Associate Professor, Sport and Entertainment Management, University of South
Carolina. B.A. Sport Management, University of San Francisco, 1995; M.A. Sport
Administration, St. Mary's College, 1997; Ed.D. Sport Management, University of
Northern Colorado, 1999.
Associate Professor and Director of Academic Programs: Sport Management,
University of San Francisco. B.A. Economics, U.C. San Diego, 1990; Ph.D. Economics,
U.C. Berkeley, 1997.
1  CNN.com, The Novak Zone: Interview With Daniel Snyder, Jan. 11, 2003,
http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/0301/11/smn.20.html [hereinafter The Novak
Zone]. Daniel Snyder is the owner of the Washington Redskins. Id.
2  THOMAS PAINE, COMMON SENSE 1 (1776).

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