Courthouse Steps Oral Argument Teleforum: NCAA v. Alston

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On March 31, 2021, the Supreme Court hears oral arguments in the case of NCAA v. Alston. This case addresses a Ninth Circuit decision holding that the National Collegiate Athletic Association eligibility rules regarding compensation of student-athletes violate federal antitrust law. The Court is expected to review the decision according to circuit splits and general antitrust principles.

Joshua Wright, a former commissioner at the Federal Trade Commission, joins us to discuss the case, oral arguments, and implications.


Hon. Joshua D. Wright, University Professor and Executive Director, Global Antitrust Institute, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University


This Teleforum call is open to the public and press. Dial 888-752-3232 to access the call.