December 26, 2014
by Alexandra Farone
A bill (S.171) that has been pre-filed in the South Carolina Senate would make certain state colleges pay their student basketball and football players if the bill becomes law. The bill was proposed December 3 by Senator Marlon Kimpson, who argues that student athletes should be compensated when ...[read more]
October 23, 2014
by Elizabeth Dennis
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) was sued Monday for violating the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The lawsuit, brought by a former college athlete against the NCAA and NCAA Division 1 Member Schools, alleges that defendants both jointly agreed and conspired to violate the ...[read more]
August 9, 2014
by Kimberly Bennett
The US District Court for the Northern District of California on Friday ruled that the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) cannot prevent college football and basketball players from selling the rights to their names and likenesses. The class action case was brought by a group of ...[read more]
April 9, 2014
by Josh Guckert
JURIST Guest Columnist Aubry Dicks, University of Richmond School of Law, Class of 2014, discusses recent decisions by the National Labor Relations Board concerning student athletes' rights to unionize...In January, the National College Players Association (NCPA) filed a petition on behalf of ...[read more]
February 21, 2013
by Daniel Mullen
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) filed a lawsuit in US District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania on Wednesday against Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett and other state officials. The NCAA lawsuit seeks to stop the Commonwealth from keeping for its own uses the $60 ...[read more]
August 31, 2012
by Caleb Pittman
JURIST Guest Columnist Douglas Branson of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law says that the trend of hiring independent corporate investigators and monitors, as exemplified by the most recent investigation into The Pennsylvania State University, has become overly expensive and fails to ...[read more]
August 9, 2012
by Julia Zebley
Professional and college sports leagues filed a lawsuit against the state of New Jersey Monday trying to enjoin a new law that would legalize sports gambling. The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Major League Baseball (MLB), the National Football League (NFL), the National Hockey ...[read more]
February 19, 2009
by Andrew Wood
Timothy Liam Epstein: The Oliver opinion is a major victory for student athletes who find the process of testing the market increasingly difficult without jeopardizing their amateur status, especially with recognition of third-party beneficiary status to the relationship between the NCAA and... ...[read more]
February 17, 2009
by Andrew Wood
Paul Stuart Haberman: A decision like the one recently handed down by the Common Pleas Court of Erie County, Ohio in Oliver v. National Collegiate Athletic Association, et al. was long overdue. For many years, college athletes that dare seek the guiding hand of counsel in negotiation with pr... ...[read more]
February 13, 2009
by Andrew Gilmore
A judge for the Erie County Court of Common Pleas in Ohio issued a permanent injunction Thursday against a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) bylaw that restricted the eligibility of student baseball players who were assisted by legal counsel during negotiations with professional ...[read more]

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