NFL Urges 5th Circ. To Make Elliott Serve Suspension Now

Law360, New York (September 15, 2017, 5:41 PM EDT) -- The NFL on Friday filed an emergency stay request with the Fifth Circuit to make Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott serve his six-game domestic violence suspension this season, following through on a warning made to a Texas federal judge if he did not rule on its stay bid by the end of Thursday.

The league asked the appellate court to stay a preliminary injunction issued by U.S. District Judge Amos L. Mazzant and make Elliott serve his suspension immediately. Judge Mazzant put the suspension on hold after...
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NFLPA v. NFL, et al


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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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