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2nd Circ. Revives Tom Brady Suspension In Deflategate Appeal

Law360, New York (April 25, 2016, 11:54 AM EDT) -- The Second Circuit on Monday reinstated New England Patriots star quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension for his alleged role in the Deflategate scandal, overturning a lower court decision and handing the NFL and its commissioner Roger Goodell a major victory in the much-publicized battle with Brady and the player's union.

The Second Circuit has remanded Tom Brady's case back to the district court, instructing the lower court to confirm the New England Patriots' quarterback's four-game suspension stemming from the infamous Deflategate scandal. (Credit: AP) In a 2-1 decision, the Second Circuit found that Goodell had properly exercised his authority under the...

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Appellate - 2nd Circuit

Nature of Suit

3720 LABOR LAWS-Labor/Mgmt Relation

Date Filed

September 3, 2015

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