Ezekiel Elliott remains suspended for six games for violating the NFL’s domestic violence policy. (AP) There is another loss for Ezekiel Elliott in his legal fight against commissioner Roger Goodell and the NFL. The 5th U.S. CircuitShow More Summary
The NFL Players Association had hoped to promptly get clarity from the U.S. Court of Appeal for the Fifth Circuit regarding the question of whether the injunction blocking Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott‘s suspension is, or isn’t, in effect. With the Fifth Circuit not taking action on Monday, the NFLPA needed to go elsewhere. A [more]
As the NFL and NFL Players Association wait for clarity (or something close to it) from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit regarding whether Ezekiel Elliott‘s injunction will remain in place while he pursues a petition for rehearing, the NFLPA will be seeking relief from the other court where Elliott-related issues are [more]
As the NFL and NFL Players Association wait for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit to clarify whether Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott is, or isn’t, suspended pending the exercise of his right to petition the Fifth Circuit for a rehearing, a separate court case arising from the Elliott suspension awaits. After [more]
Ezekiel Elliott is not going to accept his six-game suspension easily. On Thursday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued a mandate to end an injunction that had allowed the Dallas Cowboys star to continue playing while he appealed his case, which stemmed from domestic violence allegations. This rendered Elliott’s ban effective immediately, preventing […]
The NFL is once again providing great fodder for labor/employment exam questions. Over at Indisputably, Sarah Cole has a great post about the Fifth Circuit's rejection of a preliminary injunction by the NFL Players' association that would have prevented the...
The NFLPA will file a petition for a rehearing with the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, seeking a full-court review in the Ezekiel Elliott case, via sports attorney Daniel Wallach. A three-judge panel of the Fifth Circuit voted 2-1 to vacate the preliminary injunction on Elliott’s suspension and remanded the case back to district court [more]
With the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit directing Ezekiel Elliott‘s federal lawsuit filed in Texas to to dismissed, the NFL is moving quickly to chase that win with ultimate victory over the Cowboys running back. On Thursday afternoon, NFL lawyer Daniel Nash informed the presiding judge in the New York lawsuit filed [more]
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones found out that the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the NFL on Thursday when they ordered the injunction blocking running back Ezekiel Elliott‘s six-game suspension be vacated. The ruling found that the NFLPA’s filing was premature because it came before the NFL’s arbitration process had run its [more]
The NFL won a court battle on Thursday when a three-judge panel from the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 that the injunction blocking the league’s six-game suspension of Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott must be vacated. That allowed the NFL to reinstate the suspension and the league announced in a statement that they [more]
The Cowboys running back could miss the next six games after the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit sided with the N.F.L.
The NFL has won the latest round of legal wrangling over the Ezekiel Elliott suspension. In a 2-1 decision, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has vacated the preliminary injunction on Elliott’s suspension and remanded the case back to district court with instructions to dismiss the case. The ruling finds that the NFLPA was premature [more]
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The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has denied a request by opponents of Texas’s strict voter id law to have the state’s appeal of the ruling holding the law illegal and enacted with racially discriminatory purpose … Continue reading ?
J. CHRISTIAN ADAMS: Trump Court Nominee Upheld Rights of Police Against Holder DOJ Misconduct. Trump nominated Engelhardt to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, a district that covers the area from Alabama to the Rio Grande. Engelhardt already serves as a United States District Court judge in New Orleans. Engelhardt will be familiar to PJ […]
The NFL the NFL Players Association head to a federal appeals court on Monday regarding the effort by the league either to stay the injunction that blocks the Ezekiel Elliott suspension or to dismiss entirely the Texas lawsuit that led to the injunction. Per an NFL source, the league believes it’s possible that the court [more]
Few things could make a constitutionalist happier than to see this: President Trump has nominated Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. No words. I am honored & humbled by @POTUS's nomination to the 5th Circuit. Show More Summary
Grabbing attention yesterday was President Trump’s nomination of Don Willett to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. Willett is a justice of the Texas supreme court, and famous as a tweeter: an imaginative and highly enjoyable tweeter. Show More Summary
Congratulations to the two Texas nominees, including a celebrity tweeter!
Twitter idiots love him because he tweets and hence validates their time-wasting, but I understand that he's a pretty solid conservative. He tweaked Trump on twitter before, but thankfully, Trump isn't holding a grudge about it, or else his Gatekeepers...