Tag Archives: Injunction

15-Year-Old Soccer Star Granted Temporary Restraining Order on National Women’s Soccer League Age Rule

Soccer phenom, 15-year-old Olivia Moultrie has been granted a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) in her challenge to the National Women’s Soccer League’s (NWSL) Age Rule. The league’s Age Rule requires players to be at least 18 years old to compete for a position on a NWSL team. United States Court Judge Karin J. Immergut granted … Continue Reading

Eighth Circuit Upholds Legality Of NFL Lockout

The NFL owners’115-day lockout of its players is legal, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals has held, overturning U.S. District Court Judge Susan Nelson’s April 25th ruling in Minneapolis. The Court issued its decision as the NFL and the legal representatives of the locked out players continue negotiations in hopes of reaching a new collective … Continue Reading

NFL Lockout Lifted, Players Look To Return To Work As NFL Seeks Stay

U.S. District Court Judge Susan Nelson has ruled, siding with the players in Brady v. NFL case and granting a preliminary injunction lifting the NFL owners nearly seven week long lockout (Judge Nelson’s full opinion). The judge sided with the players because the lockout “would continue to inflict irreparable harm upon them” and their careers while the … Continue Reading
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