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.

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Joshua D. Wright

Executive Director

Global Antitrust Institute, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University

Antitrust & Consumer Protection

Federalist Society’s Corporations, Securities, & Antitrust Practice Group

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