Supreme Court Won't Review Minor Leaguers' Antitrust Suit

Law360, New York (December 4, 2017, 1:06 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to review a Ninth Circuit decision that upheld a 95-year-old baseball antitrust exemption in minor league players’ wage suit against Major League Baseball, rejecting their additional bid to decide the constitutionality of a related law.

The justices’ decision lets stand an appellate panel’s unanimous ruling from June that handed the MLB a major win in the players’ suit alleging the league colluded to fix their wages. At the time, the Ninth Circuit held that it was bound by Supreme...
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