October 21, 2019 | Professor Maureen Arellano Weston is mentioned in the 247Sports article, “Mitt Romney to NCAA: ‘We’re coming for you.'” The article discusses the passage of the California Fair Pay to Play bill that would allow collegiate athletes to profit off their image and likeness. The NCAA, led by president Mark Emmert, is threatening to remove more than 24,000 student-athletes in California from the national playing pool.
Excerpt from “Mitt Romney to NCAA: ‘We’re coming for you'”
Maureen Arellano Weston, a professor of law at Pepperdine University who has written extensively on the subject of athlete likeness, said this is a typically aggressive response by the NCAA under Emmert’s direction.
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