Antitrust Column & Publications

NFL Lockout and Flurry Of Justice Department Merger Reviews

Date: 06/23/11

Source: The New York Law Journal. Reprinted with permission.

The National Football League's labor and antitrust dispute made its way to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit where a divided appellate panel indicated that the league's lockout would likely be shielded from the players' antitrust challenge by a labor exemption even though the players disbanded their union before filing their suit.

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