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June 02, 2010

Eric Pearson on Title IX

Author: Joshua Thompson The National Review Online has an excellent piece by Eric Pearson of the College Sports Council.  The College Sports Council is a national coalition of coaches, athletes, parents, and fans who are devoted to preserving and promoting the student athlete experience.  The CSC is the leading organization working for ...

November 03, 2014

What are the odds that SCOTUS will have to decide the constitutionality of Nevada's monopoly on sports gambling?

Last term, the Supreme Court considered a petition to hear New Jersey’s challenge to a federal law that forbids any state from liberalizing its sports gambling laws except Nevada. PLF and Cato submitted an amicus brief asking the Court to take up the case to decide an important constitutional question: can Congress arbitrarily discriminate am ...

December 30, 2015

Is the NCAA ban on felon coaches discriminatory? (hint: no)

The NCAA sponsors high school basketball tournaments and prohibits anyone who has been convicted of a felony from coaching in them. Dominic Hardie, a black high school basketball coach with felony conviction for drug possession on his record, has sued the NCAA for racial discrimination. But how could that be? Few would associate the NCAA ban w ...

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