NJ Asks 3rd Circ. To Rehear Sports-Betting Appeal

Law360, New York (November 1, 2013, 8:49 PM EDT) -- The state of New Jersey on Thursday petitioned the Third Circuit to rehear its argument that the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, which bans sports betting in most states, is unconstitutional, after a coalition of professional leagues toppled a state law legalizing sports betting.

Attorneys for the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association Inc. filed a petition with the Third Circuit requesting a rehearing or an en banc in hopes of circumventing PASPA with a constitutional challenge. The petition referred to a similar forthcoming petition from...
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