Revisiting Football Labor Disputes Decided In Minn.

Law360, New York (August 3, 2011, 1:57 PM EDT) -- The dust has finally settled in the latest round of National Football League labor disputes. On July 25, 2011, the players agreed to accept a proposal to end the owners’ lockout and guarantee a full 2012 regular season. As in previous disputes, an unlikely forum — the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota—played a central role in the dispute.

This article traces the history of NFL labor disputes in the District of Minnesota and the Eighth Circuit concluding with Brady v. NFL, and...
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