Deep Dive Episode 171 – Courthouse Steps Oral Argument: NCAA v. Alston
On March 31, 2021, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in NCAA v. Alston, a case addressing a Ninth Circuit decision holding that the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s eligibility rules regarding compensation of student-athletes violate federal antitrust law. The Court is expected to review the decision according to circuit splits and general antitrust principles.
Joshua Wright, a former commissioner at the Federal Trade Commission, joined us to discuss oral arguments and the potential implications of the case.
Global Antitrust Institute, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University
Federalist Society’s Corporations, Securities, & Antitrust Practice Group