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Christie v. National Collegiate Athletic Association

Petition for certiorari denied on June 23, 2014

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
13-967 3d Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2013

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.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Feb 12 2014Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 17, 2014)
Feb 19 2014Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen's Ass'n, Inc. VIDED.
Feb 26 2014Order extending time to file response to petition to and including April 21, 2014, for all respondents.
Mar 14 2014Brief amici curiae of Ryan M. Rodenberg, Anastasios Kaburakis, and John T. Holden filed. VIDED.
Mar 17 2014Brief amici curiae of West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming filed.
Mar 17 2014Brief amici curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation, and Cato Institute filed.
Apr 2 2014Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including May 14, 2014, for all respondents.
May 14 2014Brief of respondent United States in opposition filed. VIDED.
May 14 2014Brief of respondents National Collegiate Athletic Association, et al. in opposition filed. VIDED.
Jun 3 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 19, 2014.
Jun 3 2014Reply of petitioners Chris Christie, Governor of New Jersey, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jun 23 2014Petition DENIED.