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Between The Hash Marks: The Absolute Power The Nfl’S Collective Bargaining Agreement Grants Its Commissioner, Eric L. Einhorn Dec 2016

Between The Hash Marks: The Absolute Power The Nfl’S Collective Bargaining Agreement Grants Its Commissioner, Eric L. Einhorn

Brooklyn Law Review

The National Football League has recently faced an onslaught of public criticism stemming from its handling of disciplinary matters over the last few years. This note engages in a comparative analysis of the disciplinary processes of the four major professional sports leagues, the National Football League (NFL), National Basketball Association (NBA), Major League Baseball (MLB), and National Hockey League (NHL), to determine why Commissioner Goodell’s disciplinary decisions have received such public criticism and have been challenged by the National Football League Players Association. While examining the cases of Tom Brady and Adrian Peterson, this note will address the question ...


2016 Exchanged Figures Chart, Edmund P. Edmonds Feb 2016

2016 Exchanged Figures Chart, Edmund P. Edmonds

Annual Exchanged Figures Charts

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2016 Arbitration Hearings Chart, Edmund P. Edmonds Feb 2016

2016 Arbitration Hearings Chart, Edmund P. Edmonds

Annual Hearings Charts

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The Latest Nfl Fumble: Using Its Commissioner As The Sole Arbitrator, Theresa Mullineaux Jan 2016

The Latest Nfl Fumble: Using Its Commissioner As The Sole Arbitrator, Theresa Mullineaux

Journal of Dispute Resolution

The National Football League (NFL) is the governing body of professional football in America and is led by Commissioner Roger Goodell who acts as the chief executive of the NFL overseeing all 32 NFL teams. Amongst his vast powers includes resolving disputes with “full, complete, and final jurisdiction to arbitrate any dispute between any player, coach, and/or other employee of any member of the League (or any combination thereof) and any member club or clubs.” The Commissioner’s ability to make binding decisions in these disputes is diminished by a clear conflict of interest. This must be changed. This ...


Diamond Justice—Teaching Baseball And The Law, Edmund P. Edmonds Jan 2016

Diamond Justice—Teaching Baseball And The Law, Edmund P. Edmonds

Journal Articles

Authors Louis H. Schiff and Robert M. Jarvis set out to fill a void in the vast array of legal teaching materials by creating Baseball and the Law: Cases and Materials, the first casebook to concentrate on “The National Pastime.” Their goal was to create a casebook that would propel the expansion of teaching law and baseball courses in law schools. By pulling together appropriate cases and primary reading material with detailed and carefully crafted notes, the authors have admirably completed this task with over 1000 pages of text to allow faculty and students in the legal academy a resource ...