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Office of the Comm'r of Baseball v. Markell, No. 09-3297

By FindLaw Staff on August 31, 2009 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

It need not be decided whether District court's denial of a motion for preliminary injunction filed by the National Hockey League, the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball, and the National Collegiate Athletic Association was proper where, as a matter of law, the elements of Delaware's sports lottery violates the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, 28 U.S.C. section 3701.   

Read Office of the Comm'r of Baseball v. Markell, No. 09-3297

Appellate Information

On Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Delaware (D.C. No. 06-cv-00538)
District Judge: Honorable Gregory M. Sleet

Argued August 20, 2009
Opinion Filed August 31,2009


Before:  McKee, Fuentes and Hardiman, Circuit Judges.
Opinion by Circuit Judge Hardiman


Counsel for Appellant: Kenneth J. Nachbar, Pauletta J. Brown, Megan W. Cascio, Susan W. Waesco  

Counsel for Appellee:  Andre G. Bouchard, Joel E. Friedlander, Sean M. Brennecke, David J. Margules

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