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AIAWvs. NCAA

  1. 1. Legal Brief #1<br />Tom Barbone<br />
  2. 2. Case 83-1342<br />Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women (P)<br />Vs.<br />National Collegiate Athletic Association (D)<br />
  3. 3. Antitrust<br />
  4. 4. Sherman Act<br />
  5. 5. CIAW<br />Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics for Women<br />1981-1982 NCAA introduced 27 national championships<br />
  6. 6.
  7. 7. NCAA’s Contested Conduct<br />Single flat fee to enter women's athletics<br />Guaranteed transportation and per diem for championships<br />Financial incentives to enter female teams<br />Packaged women's basketball championship<br />
  8. 8. District Court Decision<br />Noncommercial dimension therefore not subject to liability from conduct alone<br />NCAA not trying to start a monopoly<br />Analysis<br />The district found that the NCAA has not attempted to gain a monopoly<br />AIAW showed that the NCAA’s takeover was a likelihood<br />
  9. 9. Analysis cont.<br />The courts viewed NCAA’s objective was not to takeover women’s athletics<br />The NCAA did not use their new power to leverage more money out of schools<br />Could not be ruled anticompetitive<br />Did not violate any of the three sections of the Sherman act<br />
  10. 10. Works Cited<br />http://logomentor.com/ncaa-logo<br />http://prettytough.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/unc.jpg<br />http://www.blindloop.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/Michigan-Stadium.jpg<br />http://www.meachoops.com/news/default/1/30/<br />http://www.brown.edu/Facilities/University_Library/exhibits/sports/women_printable.html<br />http://www.sacbee.com/2010/04/06/2660163/ncaa-womans-basketball-final-stanford.html?mi_rss=Photo%20Galleries<br />http://www.textually.org/tv/archives/images/set3/Large_NBC_logo.png<br />http://www.jrohman.com/clients.htm<br />
  11. 11. Works Cited cont.<br />http://www.boston.com/ae/tv/blog/2010/01/tca_winter_2010.html<br />http://sports.espn.go.com/ncaa/news/story?id=4331075<br />http://www.doubleazone.com/Images_Story/sbtrophy2.jpg<br />http://www.ftc.gov/opp/workshops/rpm/<br />http://openjurist.org/735/f2d/577/association-for-intercollegiate-athletics-for-women-v-national-collegiate-athletic-association<br />

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