I think the only answer here is that all awards won by the cheating pair are now suspect, and must be vacated. This will, unfortunately, impact teammates, but I think for the game's integrity you need to.
In the corporations I've worked for, advising the board is standard for the in-house counsel. As others have pointed out, the times there is an actual conflict are rare, and in those circumstances the board can always seek independent counsel.
The vast majority of legal issues arise at the ...
The fact that I'm gay doesn't matter at the bridge table, I hope. But it might well matter if I'm denied a hotel room, a meal, or the like.
So I am not going to attend any tournaments in such location.
As a dues paying member, the ...
I agree. There is a very distinct difference between "there is no law on this subject." and "The law explicitly says you may discriminate and bars any localities from making an non-discrimination laws."
It does hopefully raise awareness about how weak lgbt protections are in this country.
If Mississippi or North Carolina had outlawed the playing of bridge as gambling, our discussion of that would be inherently political as the action was one of a legislative body.
The issue, to me, is whether the act in question impinges upon the charter of the organization and its rules ...