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Rachel Hirsch Provides Insight on Supreme Court Ruling in Murphy v NCAA in EGR North America

In one of the most anticipated rulings to be issued by the Supreme Court this term, the highest court in the United States issued a decision on Monday overturning the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA)Murphy v. National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) was a legal battle originally waged by America’s major sports leagues in an effort to prevent the state of New Jersey from legalizing of sports gambling within the state at its casinos and racetracks. In a 7-2 decision, the Supreme Court overruled the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, finding that PASPA violates the state’s Tenth Amendment rights, clearing the way for states like New Jersey to chart their own path forward when it comes to legalizing sports betting within their borders.

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