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Sweeney 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
13-980 3d Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2013

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.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Feb 13 2014Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 20, 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 New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association, 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.
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.
May 30 2014Reply of petitioners Stephen M. Sweeney, President of the New Jersey Senate, et al. filed.
Jun 3 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 19, 2014.
Jun 23 2014Petition DENIED.