Carl Hittinger Comments on Oral Arguments in NCAA Student-Athlete Supreme Court Hearing

News / March 31, 2021

Partner Carl Hittinger is quoted in an article published on March 31, 2021, by Law360. The article, “Justices Skeptical NCAA Amateurism Deserves A Pass,” reports on arguments heard by the U.S. Supreme Court regarding the NCAA’s attempts to overturn a Ninth Circuit decision that struck down limits on pay and benefits for college athletes tied to education.

Hittinger told the publication that a complete victory for the NCAA a full win, would be almost an unprecedented pass from antitrust scrutiny without Congress weighing in. “I did not see anybody on that court saying you could use a quick look analysis to uphold conduct as pro-competitive,” he said of the arguments.

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