High Court Rules on School Athletics, Sentencing

The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that high school athletic associations may limit the kind of recruiting of student athletes that their member schools can do.

The court also ruled that a federal sentence within the official sentencing guidelines may be presumed to be reasonable by an appeals court. That tends to hurt defendants appealing for a lower sentence, and could hurt the attempt by former White House aide I. Lewis Libby to delay the start of his sentence.

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