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Deflategate Legal Filings

Thanks to the honorable Richard M. Berman’s decision to unseal the filings in the DeflateGate legal saga we have a wealth of information regarding the NFL’s policies and it’s relationship with the Player’s Association.  For sports law nerds the controversy has been like Christmas Morning wrapped in Opening Day and stuffed with Selection Sunday – a dream come true.  Below is a listing of the most significant documents and legal filings obtained so far.

For more documents related to NFL player discipline, including Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson, and Greg Hardy, see our NFL Player Discipline Library

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Andrew lives in Reston, Virginia and works in a boutique firm which specializes in civil litigation and intellectual property. He has worked in sports at various levels and capacities since high school as a coach, manager, and in the legal department of a leading sports agency. Andrew graduated magna cum laude from Tulane University School of Law in 2012 with a certificate in Sports Law. While at Tulane, Andrew served as an officer for the Sports Law Society, and as Business Editor for The Sports Lawyers Journal. Prior to attending Tulane, Andrew graduated from the University of Virginia in 2007 with a degree in Economics.

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12 comments

  1. Has a full transcript of the August 12th hearing surfaced?

  2. The NFL’s Notice of Appeal referenced an Amended Decision and Order?

  3. Are you still updating this page? I believe there is a appeals brief from the NFLPA and an amicus that are not yet posted…

  4. Have you seen the NFLPA appeal filed 5/23/16 or the professors’ amicus filed 5/24/16?

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