Ninth Circuit : Ban on felon-coaches is not racial discrimination

June 27, 2017 | By WENCONG FA

The Ninth Circuit issued a favorable opinion today in Hardie v. NCAA, a case raising the important question of whether disparate impact liability is cognizable under Title II of the Civil Rights Act. The Ninth Circuit didn’t answer the question. It held instead that NCAA’s ban on felon-coaches in its high school tournaments didn’t ...