The Supreme Court and the NCAA

The Supreme Court and the NCAA

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Two Supreme Court decisions, NCAA v. Board of Regents (1984) and NCAA v. Tarkanian (1988), shaped college sports by permitting the emergence of a commercial enterprise with high financial stakes, while failing to guarantee adequate procedural protections for persons charged with wrongdoing within that enterprise. Brian L. Porto examines the conditions that led to the cases, the reasoning behind the rulings, and the consequences of those rulings. He proposes a federal statute that would grant the NCAA a limited qeducational exemptionq from antitrust laws, enabling it to enhance academic opportunities for athletes and affording greater procedural protections to accused parties in NCAA disciplinary proceedings.NCAA, 119 Burciaga, Juan, 32, 37, 39a€“46 Burger, Warren, 60, 141 Byers, Walter, 31, 100 Cable television, 80a€“81 California State University, Fresno. See Tarkanian, Jerry California State University, Long Beach, 111 Carnegie Report, anbsp;...

Title:The Supreme Court and the NCAA
Author:Brian Porto
Publisher:University of Michigan Press - 2012


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