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NCAA, Athletes Both Seek Quick Win In Antitrust Row

Law360, San Francisco (January 16, 2018, 9:59 PM EST) -- The NCAA and college athletes clashed Tuesday in competing bids for quick wins in multidistrict litigation over the association's allegedly anti-competitive caps on what benefits players can receive, with the NCAA protesting in California federal court that the athletes are taking a piecemeal "whack-a-mole" approach to the litigation.

In a hearing in Oakland, the NCAA’s attorney, Beth Wilkinson of Wilkinson Walsh Eskovitz, told U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken that the Ninth Circuit’s September 2015 O’Bannon decision prohibits the athletes from bringing additional claims against the NCAA...
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IN RE: NATIONAL COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION ATHLETIC GRANT-IN-AID CAP ANTITRUST LITIGATION


Case Number

4:14-md-02541

Court

California Northern

Nature of Suit

Anti-Trust

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Claudia Wilken

Date Filed

June 13, 2014


Case Title

JENKINS et al v. NATIONAL COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION et al


Case Number

4:14-cv-02758

Court

California Northern

Nature of Suit

Anti-Trust

Judge

Claudia Wilken

Date Filed

June 18, 2014

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