NJ Officials Appeal Sports Betting Ruling

Law360, New York (March 13, 2013, 8:02 PM EDT) -- New Jersey officials on Wednesday formally gave notice that they will appeal a federal judge's Feb. 28 ruling upholding the constitutionality of a federal ban on state-sponsored sports gambling and thwarting their efforts to authorize such wagering.

Officials will also turn to the Third Circuit to challenge U.S. Judge Michael Shipp's earlier ruling on Dec. 21 that plaintiff sports organizations in the case have Article III standing to sue them for allegedly running afoul of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 through the...
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