NFL Scores NJ High Court Win In Super Bowl Ticket Row

Law360 (January 9, 2019, 2:57 PM EST) -- The National Football League scored a victory Wednesday when the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled that the sale of only 1 percent of 2014 Super Bowl tickets to the public via a lottery did not violate a now-repealed state statute, as the justices provided guidance to the Third Circuit in a putative class action against the NFL.

The state's highest court rejected plaintiff Josh Finkelman's argument that a provision of the state's Consumer Fraud Act at the time required the NFL to make 95 percent of all tickets available to the public and instead found that the 95 percent rule applied...

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