“I’VE GONE THROUGH THIS 400-PAGE BOOK OF REGULATIONS, AND I CAN’T FIND ANYTHING ABOUT THE RIGHTS OF THE ATHLETE.”
Robert F. Orr, a retired associate justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court, has been a conservative his whole life. He realizes his politics might seem at odds with his vehement objection to the NCAA, a position that’s blossomed over the last decade.
In 2010, when University of North Carolina fullback Devon Ramsay was under investigation for alleged academic impropriety, Orr advised him and his family as they dealt with the NCAA’s appeals process. Ramsay was a little-known player when his team became infamous that year. Several star players were investigated and suspended for ... Read full article