NCAA Nets Dismissal Of College Degree Price-Fixing Suit

Law360, New York (September 2, 2011, 6:17 PM EDT) -- An Indiana federal judge on Thursday dismissed a student athlete’s proposed price-fixing class action against the NCAA, saying the suit’s claims that colleges kept degree prices high were speculative and failed to meet the burden of proof required for alleged Sherman Act violations.

U.S. District Judge Jane Magnus-Stinson granted the NCAA’s motion to dismiss, closing the case in the Indiana federal court, pending appeal. 

Plaintiff Joseph Agnew launched the suit in October 2010, alleging that NCAA member schools had conspired to keep bachelor's degree prices for...
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