Resolving Sport and Recreation Concerns
Within constitutional considerations, an important issue to resolve for sport and recreation concerns whether participation is a right or a privilege.
1. Do you believe sport and/or recreation should be a right or a privilege? In what context and why?
2. According to the U.S. Constitution what legal concepts do you need to consider in order to resolve this issue?
Next, review the NCAA v. Yeo (2005) case. In light of the court’s holding, consider the following question and provide your interpretation of the court’s rationale:
3. Were Yeo’s protected rights of due process violated by the NCAA, which could potentially cost her future financial opportunities as well as her reputation? Why or why not?