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NFL Wants Elliott's Suspension Restored Pending Appeal

Law360, New York (September 11, 2017, 6:12 PM EDT) -- The NFL is challenging a Texas federal judge's order Friday halting Dallas Cowboys star running back Ezekiel Elliott’s six-game domestic violence suspension, appealing the case to the Fifth Circuit on Monday, meaning the NFL and the players union may once again face off in a federal appeals court.

The NFL filed a notice of appeal Monday after a Texas federal judge issued the preliminary injunction requested by the National Football League Players Association to stop the decision by league-appointed arbitrator Harold Henderson, which upheld Elliott’s full six-game...
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Case Title

National Football League Players Association v. National Football League et al


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4:17-cv-00615

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Texas Eastern

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Labor: Labor/Mgt. Relations

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Amos L. Mazzant, III

Date Filed

August 31, 2017


Case Title

NFLPA v. NFL, et al


Case Number

17-40936

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Appellate - 5th Circuit

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3720 Labor/Management Relations Act

Date Filed

September 11, 2017

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