A federal judge has refused to revive a lawsuit brought by black student-athletes that challenged the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s use of SAT scores in deciding freshman eligibility after finding they waited too long to pursue an entirely new theory of the case.

U.S. District Judge Ronald L. Buckwalter had previously struck down the NCAA’s Proposition 16, holding that it had a disparate impact on blacks and that the NCAA had other ways of improving the graduation rates of student-athletes that would be less racially discriminatory.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]