Market Impact Key To Antitrust Suit Over Penn State Sanctions

Law360, Philadelphia (January 4, 2013, 7:42 PM EST) -- Given long-standing legal precedent against third-party plaintiffs, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett’s antitrust suit challenging NCAA sanctions against Penn State University may not survive long if it is unable to prove the direct impact the penalties would have on the state’s economy, attorneys told Law360 on Friday.

While Corbett sued the NCAA on Wednesday claiming that penalties leveled against the university in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal violated the Sherman Act by depriving consumers of a financially stable public university, Max Kennerly, an...
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