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Constitutional Law Keyed to Chemerinsky
Murphy v. National Collegiate Athletic Association
Citation:138 S. Ct. 1461 (2018)
The Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), enacted by Congress, contains a provision that makes it unlawful for states to sponsor, operate, advertise or authorize sports gambling schemes. New Jersey voters approved an amendment to the State Constitution in a referendum making it lawful for the legislature to authorize sports gambling and the State enacted a law doing that. The professional sports leagues and the NCAA brought an action against the New Jersey Governor, seeking to enjoin the law on the ground it violated PASPA.
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