U.S. District Judge Susan Richard Nelson
Hard to believe that a federal judge in Minnesota would be the one to recognize the interests of NFL fans. But that’s exactly what Judge Nelson did at page 87 of her opinion.
U.S. District Judge Susan Richard Nelson ordered an immediate end to the lockout Monday, siding with the players in their fight with the owners over how to divide the $9 billion business.
The federal judge handling the lawsuit against the NFL ordered the sides to participate in court-supervised mediation, while still considering whether to grant a preliminary injunction to lift the lockout.