Split 9th Circuit Panel Denies Rehearing In Student-Athletes’ Suit

(December 17, 2015, 9:02 AM EST) -- SAN FRANCISCO — A divided Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Dec. 16 denied a petition for rehearing en banc filed by student-athletes after the same Ninth Circuit panel majority ruled Sept. 30 that National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) regulations are subject to antitrust scrutiny, and pursuant to the Rule of Reason, the NCAA must allow its schools to provide compensation to their student-athletes up to the cost of attendance but eliminated the possibility of revenue sharing with the athletes (Edward C. O’Bannon, Jr.,...
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