NFL Objects To Deposing Commish Over Super Bowl Seats
By Jeremy Heallen
Law360, Houston (July 19, 2013, 8:24 PM ET) -- The National Football League urged a Texas federal judge Friday to overturn an order compelling Commissioner Roger Goodell to give his deposition in a suit that alleges the league denied seating to Super Bowl XLV ticket holders, arguing his testimony is unnecessary.
Saying Goodell lacks unique knowledge of the facts underlying the suit, the scope of which was “dramatically reduced” when the court rejected certifying the case as a class action, the NFL asked U.S. District Judge Barbara M.G. Lynn to reject a magistrate judge’s ruling...