Unformatted text preview: uld compete, but not earn points for her team. Only 3 wheelers in state – did not award points to ensure competitive fairness and equity in team scoring, didn’t award points for wheelchair race events. Denied “full and meaningful” participation?
New team event – wouldn’t award points until at least 40% of the jurisdictions participate; NOT discriminatory NCAA Compliance
NCAA Compliance Physical Disabilities Knapp v. Northwestern University Not allowed to play on basketball team after suffered sudden cardiac death during pickup game Still honored scholarship Did not violated RA Playing college basketball is not a major life activity NCAA Compliance
NCAA Compliance Learning Disabilities Cureton v. NCAA Initial eligibility requirements too rigid for person with learning disabilities Disparate impact against nonwhites Title VII not applicable to NCAA because don’t exercise controlling authority over member institutions’ ultimate decisions about eligibility Unrelated case – has to be intentional discrimination Cureton II amended claim to...
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- Spring '08
- Professional sports