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Volume: 8 Issue: 1
(January 2010)

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doping nfl federal exemption drug rules trump state law national football leagues (nfl suspension five players last year using

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Doping: NFL: federal exemption for drug rules to trump State law

The National Football League's (NFL) suspension of five players last year for using a diuretic has led to a prolonged series of legal battles and a Congressional hearing, where the NFL asked Congress to pass a law allowing its performance enhancing drug testing policies to trump State laws. Gabe Feldman, Director of the Tulane Sports Law Program, discusses the developments that led to the hearing and why he believes that the special federal legislation for the NFL is unwarranted at this point.

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