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National Collegiate Athletic Association v. Robert F. Miller, Governor, State of Nevada
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
10 F.3d 633 (1993)
In 1991, the Nevada legislature enacted a statute which required any national collegiate athletic association to provide a Nevada institution, employee, student-athlete, or booster accused of a rules infraction with certain procedural due process protections during an enforcement proceeding in which sanctions may be imposed. The statute was then signed into law by Nevada’s Governor, Robert F. Miller (defendant). The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (plaintiff) brought suit against Miller. The district court held that Nevada’s law violated the Commerce Clause and the Contract Clause of the U.S. Constitution and enjoined implementation of the statute. Miller appealed.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Fernandez, J.)
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