Attorney Kate Lowenhar-Fisher Quoted in Law360 Article on Sports Betting

September 12, 2017
In the article “Rift Widens Over States’ Role in Sports Betting,” published by Law360, Attorney Kate Lowenhar-Fisher is quoted discussing the U.S. Supreme Court case that will address the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA).

On Tuesday, the American Gaming Association, a nonprofit trade group for the commercial and tribal gambling industries, filed an amicus brief in a U.S. Supreme Court case challenging the federal sports betting ban, arguing that PASPA unconstitutionally restricts states and doesn’t stop illegal sports betting from flourishing into a $150 billion underground industry.

“Gambling has always been the purview of the states, and a ‘federal framework’ sounds like an unconstitutional nightmare,” Ms. Lowenhar-Fisher said. “If PASPA gets struck down, then the feds should amend or repeal the Federal Wire Act and get out of the way.”

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