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Tag: Supreme Court
NCAA Name, Image, and Likeness Policy Change Ushers in a New Paradigm
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) adoption of a new policy on July 1 that allowed players to be able to profit from their name, image, and likeness (NIL), has ushered in a new era for college athletics. It is an inflection point that will create a new paradigm that multiple stakeholders will have to adjust to. It represents a major deviation from a status quo that has been in place for generations. Players will now be able to cash in on the fame that the platform of college sports provides for the first time.
July 14, 2021
Supreme Court Rules Against NCAA’s Education-Based Benefits Restriction
In a unanimous decision Monday, the Supreme Court ruled against the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)—citing their restrictions on education-based benefits for student athletes as “unlawful.”
June 21, 2021
Asian American Pacific Islander
Supreme Court Seeks Biden Administration’s Advice on Harvard Case
In an unusual request, the United States Supreme Court has asked for the Biden administration’s opinion on whether it should take up the case of Harvard University’s use of race in undergraduate admissions.
June 14, 2021
Asian American Pacific Islander
Recalling an Affirmative Gesture
The college radio station is where I learned to be me. Maybe that’s because the radio audience doesn’t really see me. I was just a voice. Just like on the page or screen, the words are my voice through you. So you don’t instantly reject them. They could be your thoughts. But listening to me is like me actually getting inside your ear. It’s more passively invasive. And then it all works on your imagination.
January 4, 2021
Supreme Court Takes Up Long-Running NCAA Dispute Over Student-Athlete Compensation
The Supreme Court will take up a dispute between the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and a group of student-athletes who say the NCAA’s restrictions on education-related compensation violate federal antitrust law, reports CBS News. The court agreed on Wednesday to consider the appeal, which was filed by the NCAA after the 9th U.S. Circuit […]
December 16, 2020
Judge Amy Coney Barrett and Affirmative Action
If you’ve watched any of the saga also known as the Amy Coney Barrett confirmation process, then you know the difference between a Super-predator and a super-precedent.
October 27, 2020
Trump, Notre Dame President Should Follow Delaware State’s Tony Allen
Tony Allen, president of Delaware State, an HBCU, knows what it takes to beat COVID. A mandatory testing policy. Twice a week for all 2,000 student, residents and employees. Results back in less than two days. Nearly 90 percent of all classes taught virtually. There’s mandatory masking, And total student buy in.
October 15, 2020
Higher Ed Remembers Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
The death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday at the age of 87 dealt a stinging blow to higher education, which looked to Ginsburg as a progressive voice on the high court who could be counted on to champion equity issues.
September 20, 2020
The Trump Administration Is ‘Temporarily’ Rejecting All New DACA Applications and Shortening Renewals
Weeks after the Supreme Court blocked the Trump administration’s attempt to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), the White House announced Tuesday it would reject all new applications for the program and shorten the length of renewals from two years to one for the more than 650,000 DACA recipients. A day later, on Wednesday, […]
July 29, 2020
Supreme Court Blocks Trump’s Attempt to End DACA, Educators Celebrate
The Supreme Court on Thursday blocked the Trump administration’s attempt to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which protects undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children from being deported.
June 18, 2020
After Supreme Court’s LGBTQ Ruling, Hope for Two Former U of Minnesota Duluth Coaches
Monday’s Supreme Court ruling, which protects LGBTQ workers from discrimination under federal law, has given hope to two former athletic coaches at the University of Minnesota Duluth who, in a lawsuit, claimed workplace discrimination because of their sexual orientation, reported the Duluth News Tribune and the Star Tribune. In 2015, three university coaches, Jen Banford, […]
June 16, 2020
Supreme Court Rules That Federal Law Protects LGBTQ Workers From Discrimination
The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that federal law protects LGBTQ workers from discrimination. In a landmark decision, the top court said Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, which bars discrimination on the basis of sex, also applies to sexual orientation and gender identity. The 6-3 opinion was written by Justice Neil Gorsuch and […]
June 15, 2020
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