Judge Referees NCAA, Athletes In Antitrust Pretrial Match
Law360, Oakland, Calif. (July 19, 2018, 11:49 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Thursday laid the ground rules for a Sept. 4 bench trial over allegations the NCAA illegally prevents athletes from being paid beyond their scholarships, requiring the parties to cut down over 2,000 exhibits, restricting layman witnesses and setting time limits on arguments.
During a hearing in Oakland, California, U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken told attorneys for college athletes and the National Collegiate Athletic Association to cut down their exhibits, which include videos, rule books, financial statements of universities, NBC and CBS contracts and draft memos and draft speeches.
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