No. 20-520

American Athletic Conference, et al. 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


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.


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.

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

Reply of petitioner The Big Ten Conference, Inc. filed. (Distributed)

DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 12/11/2020.

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

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 19, 2020)


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

Shawne Alston, et al., Respondent, represented by Steve W. Berman

Amici Curiae

American Athletic Conference, et al., Amicus Curiae, represented by Andrew Alan Pinson

Antitrust Economists, Amicus Curiae, represented by Bruce Davidson Oakley

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

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

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

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

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