NFL Deflategate Appeal To Test Deference To Arbitrators

Law360, New York (March 1, 2016, 9:13 PM EST) -- The Second Circuit is set to question lawyers for the NFL and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady on Thursday afternoon as the Deflategate case continues, and labor law experts say the case will likely hinge on whether the appellate court finds grounds to meddle in league arbitration matters.

A three-judge panel of the court will hear the NFL’s challenge to a September district court opinion overturning Brady's four-game suspension for his alleged role in a scheme to deflate footballs ahead of a January 2015 playoff...
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National Football League Manag v. National Football League Playe


Case Number

15-2801

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Appellate - 2nd Circuit

Nature of Suit

3720 LABOR LAWS-Labor/Mgmt Relation

Date Filed

September 3, 2015


Case Title

National Football League Manag v. National Football League Playe


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15-3228

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Appellate - 2nd Circuit

Nature of Suit

3720 LABOR LAWS-Labor/Mgmt Relation

Date Filed

October 14, 2015

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