Posts Tagged Legal proceedings

NFL domestic violence: What’s next

Phoenix police officers escort Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer to the 4th Avenue Jail following his arrest, Wednesday, Sept. 17,  2014 in Phoenix. Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer was arrested Wednesday on aggravated assault charges in connection with two altercations at his home in July involving a woman and their 18-month-old child, the latest in a string of such cases involving NFL players. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, David Kadlubowski)  MARICOPA COUNTY OUT; MAGS OUT; NO SALES

The legal system doesn’t work on the NFL’s schedule. The players facing child abuse or domestic violence allegations might wait a long time for their cases to play out in the courtroom. A look at what’s next in each case:

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Elway son pleads guilty in domestic violence case

DENVER (AP) — Jack Elway, the son of Denver Broncos general manager John Elway, has pleaded guilty in a domestic violence case involving his girlfriend.

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Venue hearing set in ex-Penn State president suit

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A federal judge has scheduled a Nov. 14 hearing to determine whether former Penn State president Graham Spanier’s defamation suit against former FBI director Louis Freeh should be heard in federal court or in Centre County where it was filed.

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Fair Grounds cuts purses for 2014-15 season

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A pending lawsuit by a group of quarter horse owners, trainers and jockeys has forced the Fair Grounds to substantially reduce purses for the upcoming thoroughbred meet, including a 40 percent cut for the Louisiana Derby.

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