On December 16, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in NCAA v. Alston, a case concerning the applicability of federal antitrust law to NCAA restrictions on player compensation. While the NCAA is no stranger to antitrust litigation, this is the first NCAA case before the Supreme Court in over thirty-five years, and has the potential to dramatically alter the future of college athletics.
This post was originally published on the Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal website on March 1, 2021. The original post can be accessed via the Archived Link button above.
Gaines, Emily, "The Ball is in the Supreme Court: NCAA v. Alston" (2021). AELJ Blog. 269.