New Book Examines the Law and Girls' Basketball

Full Court: How Pat Summitt, a High School Basketball Player, and a Legal Team Changed the Game, a new book by Tennessee lawyer Bill Haltom and Virginia law student Amanda Swanson, follows the legal case that changed women’s basketball forever. The 1973 case saw high school basketball player Victoria Cape sue the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association, the organization which oversees high school sports and regulated girls’ basketball to a six-on-six, half court game. New University of Tennessee coach Pat Head Summitt figures prominently into the case as a supporter of Cape’s lawsuit. Read more at The Daily Memphian.
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