Ekin33352 - Sport participation and Religious Freedom Cases...

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Sport participation and Religious Freedom Cases Calandra v State College Area School District (1986) Ruling- participation in sports is not a guaranteed fundamental right and does not rise above the important governmental interest (keep kids safe) Christian Scientist who didn’t believe in getting shots, told him he must get the shots or he wont play Menora v Illinois HSSA (1982) Ruling-Least restrictive means- the restriction can stand if there is no reasonable alternative that is less restrictive to the constitutional rights of the participant. In this case, they ruled there were other means and the players and the high school association should work something out. Anti-Trust Law Anti-Competitive Rules in Sport Player Drafts Restrictions on free agency Restraints on salaries Revenue sharing League versus league TV packaging Cable TV Rule of Reason The notion of whether the restraint is reasonable under all circumstances Professional sports leagues can use the “rule of reason defense” if they can
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This note was uploaded on 01/25/2011 for the course EKIN 3335 taught by Professor Fink during the Spring '10 term at University of Florida.

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