Decided

No. 20-512

National Collegiate Athletic Association v. Shawne Alston, et al.

from the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

See other cases from the Ninth Circuit.

Docket Entries

JUDGMENT ISSUED.

Adjudged to be AFFIRMED. Gorsuch, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court. Kavanaugh, J., filed a concurring opinion. VIDED.

Argued. For petitioners: Seth P. Waxman, Washington, D. C. For respondents: Jeffrey L. Kessler, New York, N. Y.; and Elizabeth B. Prelogar, Acting Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. (for United States, as amicus curiae.) VIDED.

Reply of petitioners American Athletic Conference, et al. filed (in 20-520). (Distributed)

Reply of petitioner National Collegiate Athletic Association filed (in 20-512). (Distributed)

Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED. VIDED.

Brief amici curiae of Dr. Ellen J. Staurowsky, Dr. Eddie Comeaux, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of African American Antitrust Lawyers filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of Former NCAA Executives filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of Sports Economists filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of Historians filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of Advocates for Minor Leaguers filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of American Antitrust Institute filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of The Committee to Support the Antitrust Laws filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of Open Markets Institute, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of Players Associations of the National Football League, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of O'Bannon Plaintiff Class Representatives filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of Arizona, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Motion of the Acting Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed. VIDED.

Brief amicus curiae of the United States filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of 65 Professors of Law, Business, Economics, and Sports Management filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Brief of respondents Shawne Alston, et al. filed. VIDED (Distributed)

Application (20A145) denied by Justice Kagan. VIDED.

CIRCULATED.

Application (20A145) to extend the time to file the reply briefs on the merits from 2 p.m., March 19, 2021 to 2 p.m., March 21, 2021, submitted to Justice Kagan. VIDED.

Brief amici curiae of American Council on Education and Ten Other Higher Education Associations filed. VIDED.

Brief amici curiae of Former Student-Athletes filed. VIDED.

Brief amici curiae of Georgia, et al. filed. VIDED.

Brief amici curiae of Antitrust Economists filed. VIDED.

Brief amici curiae of Antitrust Law And Business School Professors filed. VIDED.

Brief amicus curiae of Thomas B. Nachbar filed. VIDED

Brief amicus curiae of National Federation Of State High School Associations filed (in 20-512).

Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, The Big Ten Conference, Inc.

Record requested from the U.S.C.A. 9th Circuit.

Record from the U.S.C.A. 9th Circuit is electronic and located on Pacer. Part of the record is SEALED and has been electronically filed.

Brief of petitioner National Collegiate Athletic Association filed (in 20-512).

Brief of petitioners American Athletic Conference, et al. filed (in 20-520).

SET FOR ARGUMENT on Wednesday, March 31, 2021. VIDED.

Brief amicus curiae of Sam C. Ehrlich in support of neither party filed. VIDED.

Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioners GRANTED. VIDED.

Blanket Consent filed by Respondent, Shawne Alston, et al.

Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, National Collegiate Athletic Association

Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioners National Collegiate Athletic Association. VIDED.

Because the Court has consolidated these cases for briefing and oral argument, future filings and activity in the cases will now be reflected on the docket of No. 20-512. Subsequent filings in these cases must therefore be submitted through the electronic filing system in No. 20-512. Each document submitted in connection with one or more of these cases must include on its cover the case number and caption for each case in which the filing is intended to be submitted. Where a filing is submitted in fewer than all of the cases, the docket entry will reflect the case number(s) in which the filing is submitted; a document filed in all of the consolidated cases will be noted as “VIDED.”

Petition GRANTED. The petition for a writ of certiorari in No. 20-520 is granted. The cases are consolidated, and a total of one hour is allotted for oral argument. VIDED.

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/11/2020.

Reply of petitioner National Collegiate Athletic Association filed. (Distributed)

Brief amici curiae of Antitrust Law And Business School Professors filed.

Brief amici curiae of Antitrust Economists filed. VIDED. (Distributed)

Brief amicus curiae of Sam C. Ehrlich filed. VIDED.

Brief of respondents Shawne Alston, et al. in opposition filed. VIDED.

Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 18, 2020)

Parties

National Collegiate Athletic Association, Petitioner, represented by Seth P. Waxman

The Big Ten Conference, Inc., Petitioner, represented by Andrew John Pincus

Shawne Alston, et al., Respondent, represented by Linda T. Coberly

Amici Curiae

65 Professors of Law, Business, Economics, and Sports Management, Amicus Curiae, represented by Lisa Marie Geary

Advocates for Minor Leaguers, Amicus Curiae, represented by Andrew Arthur Schmidt

African American Antitrust Lawyers, Amicus Curiae, represented by Tillman J. Breckenridge

American Antitrust Institute, Amicus Curiae, represented by Randy M. Stutz

American Council on Education and Ten Other Higher Education Associations, Amicus Curiae, represented by Jessica Lynn Ellsworth

Antitrust Economists, Amicus Curiae, represented by Bruce Davidson Oakley

Antitrust Law And Business School Professors, Amicus Curiae, represented by Jack Edward Pace III

Arizona, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Michael Shawn Catlett

Dr. Ellen J. Staurowsky, Dr. Eddie Comeaux, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Seth Rosenthal

Former NCAA Executives, Amicus Curiae, represented by James W. Quinn

Former Student-Athletes, Amicus Curiae, represented by Mark Simon Davies

Georgia, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Andrew Alan Pinson

Historians, Amicus Curiae, represented by Erik S. Jaffe

National Federation Of State High School Associations, Amicus Curiae, represented by Yen-Shyang Tseng

O'Bannon Plaintiff Class Representatives, Amicus Curiae, represented by Jonathan S. Massey

Open Markets Institute, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Jay L. Himes

Players Associations of the National Football League, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Andrew S. Tulumello

Sam C. Ehrlich, Amicus Curiae, represented by Anita M. Moorman

Sports Economists, Amicus Curiae, represented by Daniel John Walker

The Committee to Support the Antitrust Laws, Amicus Curiae, represented by Robert Samuel Kitchenoff

Thomas B. Nachbar, Amicus Curiae, represented by Thomas Benjamin Nachbar

United States, Amicus Curiae, represented by Elizabeth B. Prelogar

 
Last updated: December 3, 2021