The petitions of the day are:

13-980

Issue: Whether the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (“PASPA”) violates the anti-commandeering principle of the Tenth Amendment by prohibiting states from authorizing sports wagering under state law.

13-979

Issue: (1) Whether the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act’s (PASPA) prohibition on state licensing or authorization of sports wagering exceeds the enumerated powers of Congress and violates both the Tenth Amendment and structural principles of federalism; and (2) Whether PASPA’s discrimination in favor of Nevada and other exempted states violates the fundamental principle of equal sovereignty.

13-967

Issue: (1) Whether the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act’s (“PASPA”) prohibition on state licensing or authorization of sports wagering commandeers the regulatory authority of the states, in violation of the Tenth Amendment; and (2) whether PASPA’s discrimination in favor of Nevada and other exempted states violates the fundamental principle of equal sovereignty.

 

Posted in Christie v. National Collegiate Athletic Association, New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association v. National Collegiate Athletic Association, Sweeney v. National Collegiate Athletic Association, Cases in the Pipeline

Recommended Citation: Maureen Johnston, Petitions of the day, SCOTUSblog (Jun. 16, 2014, 10:10 PM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2014/06/petitions-of-the-day-21/