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Mackey v. Board of Trustees of the California State University, 072198

Revived claims brought by several African-American college basketball players that their head coach had engaged in race-based discrimination and retaliation. The players claimed that the coach reduced their playing time, afforded them fewer opportunities, punished them more severely and otherwise favored their teammates of other races. Reversed summary judgment in relevant part on their claims under title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and California law.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2019/01/23


  • Dato


  • California Court of Appeal


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