Judge Susan Richard Nelson

NFL Lockout: League Again Asks To Keep Work Stoppage In PlaceThe NFL hasn't wavered in this message to its locked-out players: Get out of the courts and come back to the bargaining table.
Kallas Remarks: A Win For The NFL OwnersYou were hoping that the three-judge, Eighth Circuit panel would not vote along “party” lines. Everyone was told that the Eighth Circuit was a “conservative” court, a court that was “pro-business.” Obviously, that’s bad news for the players.
NFL Lockout: Owners, Players Resume Mediation Monday For NFL owners and the players they've locked out in this dispute over the division and future of the ever-popular $9 billion business, it's time to talk again.
June 3 Court Hearing Set For NFL Lockout Fight A federal appeals court agreed Tuesday to fast track the NFL's request to put its labor lockout in place until a new deal is finally worked out.
Players Win Another Round, NFL Lockout Remains LiftedThe NFL has promised to give its teams guidance on what to do after another stinging rebuke from the same federal judge who lifted the lockout. Whether that includes rules for free agency or simply whether players can talk with their coaches was anyone's guess.
Players: Don't Put NFL Lockout Ruling On HoldNFL players say the league's request to put a federal judge's lockout ruling on hold should be denied. Why? They say every day it remains in effect they suffer more harm.
DeMaurice Smith 'Thrilled' Over NFL Lockout RulingEven as his players are claiming a modest victory, if that, after Judge Susan Richard Nelson granted a preliminary injunction blocking the league's lockout, DeMaurice Smith was more emphatic.
Goodell To Giants Fans: NFL Planning To Start Season 'On Time'NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell told Giants season-ticket holders in a conference call on Wednesday that the league is planning to start the 2011 season on time.
NFL Lockout: League, Players Wrap Talks Until May 16The NFL and its players opened a fourth day of court-ordered talks Wednesday as the lockout reached its 40th day with few signs of progress so far.
NFL Lockout: Both Sides Mum As League, Players Resume MediationSworn to secrecy about specifics of their court-ordered mediation, neither the NFL nor its players provided much insight about where they're at in their dispute over the division of this $9 billion business.
NFL Lockout: Mediation Between League, Players To Resume ThursdayIt's been a month since the NFL lockout began and there haven't been any talks between the league and its players. That will change this week.
Report: Judge To Force NFL Lockout MediationThe judge who will rule on the NFL players' request to lift the lockout imposed by the owners told both sides she "will impose forced mediation," according to USA Today.