NCAA Policies Hurt Market Competition, 7th Circ. Hears

Law360, Chicago (January 9, 2012, 3:52 PM EST) -- A lawyer for former student-athletes told the Seventh Circuit on Monday that her clients' proposed price-fixing class action against the NCAA did allege relevant markets for bachelor's degrees and labor, arguing a lower court had applied the wrong analysis when it tossed the suit.

But Gregory Curtner of Miller Canfield Paddock & Stone PLC, who represents the NCAA, said the Indiana district court "got it exactly right" in September when it dismissed the case alleging schools had conspired to keep degree prices for student-athletes artificially high...
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