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Drive to Justice: The Supreme Court's Decision in PGA Tour, Inc. v. Martin

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dc.contributor.author Shannon, Brian D.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-03-09T20:12:22Z
dc.date.available 2010-03-09T20:12:22Z
dc.date.issued 2001
dc.identifier.citation 1 Va. Sports & Ent. L. J. 74 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10601/113
dc.description.abstract If you have chosen to read this Essay, you are probably somewhat familiar with the long court battle waged between the PGA Tour, Inc. ("PGA") and golfer Casey Martin. Moreover, you likely know that Martin ultimately prevailed at the United States Supreme Court in a 7 to 2 decision that upheld the lower courts' rulings directing the PGA to allow Martin to use a motorized cart in PGA golf tournaments as an accommodation for his disability. You might also be aware that Martin has been diagnosed "with Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber Syndrome, a degenerative circulatory disorder that obstructs the flow of blood from his right leg back to his heart.” After a brief exposition of the underlying facts and procedural background of the dispute, this Essay will focus on the two principal legal issues involved in the case, and then assess the likely impact of the Court's decision on future cases. en_US
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dc.publisher Virginia Sports and Entertainment Law Journal
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dc.subject Golf en_US
dc.subject Disability en_US
dc.title Drive to Justice: The Supreme Court's Decision in PGA Tour, Inc. v. Martin en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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