US Supreme Court Rejects NCAA Limits on Student Athlete Compensation
Provided By - Video Elephant on June 21, 2021
US Supreme Court Rejects NCAA Limits , on Student Athlete Compensation.
The ruling handed down from the U.S. Supreme Court
on June 21 was unanimous.
It confirmed rulings made by lower courts
that strict NCAA limits on student-athlete
compensation violates anti-trust laws.
Uncapping certain education-related benefits would preserve consumer demand for college athletics just as well as the challenged rules do, Chief Judge Sidney R. Thomas, Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, via 'The New York Times'.
The Biden administration issued support
of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling,
applauding its focus on educational expenses.
Monday's ruling is the U.S. Supreme Court's
first pertaining to the NCAA since 1984, .
in which the majority opinion on NCAA television
restrictions penned by Justice John Paul Stevens would
set the tone for student-athletes for several decades.
There can be no question [...] that the preservation of the student-athlete in higher education adds richness and diversity to intercollegiate athletics and is entirely consistent with the goals of [the antitrust laws], Justice John Paul Stevens, U.S. Supreme Court, via 'The New York Times'.
While the NCAA had already pledged to change
its policies concerning student-athlete compensation.
those changes have met with several delays