Monday, May 9, 2011

NFL Case: Appeals Court Cites Public Interest in Posting Docs Online

Citing that it's in the public interest, all NFL pleadings and documents have been made publicly available on the Appeals Court website.

Click here to access the Court's page.

Today, the NFL filed its brief (or arguments). Nothing surprising in it. The NFL argues that this is not an antitrust case but rather a labor law case. I will take a closer read soon and report back with anything of interest.

Here's a snapshot of the Appeals Court NFL page. The players' arguments are due May 20 and the hearing is scheduled for June 3. The longer this goes on the less likely it seems that the lockout will be lifted. So expect the lockout to stay in place until June 3rd:

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