Roger Goodell and the NFL have announced that they will appeal Judge Berman’s decision which vacated the suspension of Tom Brady. Please take a position on behalf of Tom Brady and the National Football League’s Players Association arguing that Judge Berman’s decision should be upheld or take a position on behalf of Roger Goodell and the NFL that Judge Berman’s decision should be reversed and the suspension upheld. A copy of Judge Berman’s decision will be posted this weekend on the class web site.
Your paper should identify and discuss the key legal issues in support of your position/argument. In addition, regardless of what arguments you advance in support of your position, please also identify and discuss at least one problem area on your side of the case. In other words, you need to also identify and discuss an area of vulnerability or the potential “Achilles Heel” for your side of the case.
The paper needs to be 10 pages in length, double spaced. The cover page and bibliography/source pages are not included in this count.
You need to identify 5 sources and support your various points in the paper with citations to those sources. The sources can be from the internet.