Bar On NFL’s Suspension Of Elliott Will Remain, Judge Says

Law360, New York (September 18, 2017, 5:15 PM EDT) -- A Texas federal judge on Monday said the National Football League cannot hold off his decision to pause Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott’s six-game domestic violence suspension, handing the running back another legal victory that will keep him playing this season.

U.S. District Judge Amos L. Mazzant determined that the NFL was unlikely to succeed on the merits during the appeal of the preliminary injunction, which temporarily blocked Elliott’s suspension from taking effect on the grounds that a labor arbitration over the player’s suspension was fundamentally...
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Case Title

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


Case Number

4:17-cv-00615

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Texas Eastern

Nature of Suit

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

Court

Appellate - 5th Circuit

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3720 Labor/Management Relations Act

Date Filed

September 11, 2017

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