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Unsubstantiated rumor: Judge Berman wants all notes from Wells from the investigation

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  1. nabwong

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    Not far off from this.

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    I read your stuff and sometimes wonder if we're kin. You seem to always hit a topic from the same angle that I view it. Anyway, I agree.
     
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    Not really, he's a judge, I'm sure he's aware of the possibility brady did nothing and it was all sciences fault, thats the position NFLPA is taking so why would the judge expect someone to settle when their story is they did absolutely nothing wrong.
     
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    Be careful what you wish for, you may get it..........
     
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    In my view, this is the only outcome in which we stand a chance of retrieving our draft picks. Owners still silent and will have to see this scandal as worse than the press that would accompany their firing the commissioner. A strong statement from Berman could be an important element in increasing the decibels surrounding NFL corruption, which is a good reason to hope there is no settlement.

    http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.co...man-has-an-opportunity-to-effect-real-change/
    Florio seems to suggest that a settlement that hands the whole steamy mess over to a neutral arbitrator is possible:
    The owners will at a minimum have to strip Goodell and his office of disciplinary responsibilities, which I believe would be more appealing to them that firing Goodell. This could be incentive for NFL to send it to an arbitrator, but we also know everyone involved wants it over by Sept 4.
     
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    Agree that is the only shot at getting back the picks.

    I think more than losing this case, the embarrassment of how amateurishly he handled this and the corruption and incompetence within his office will be the reason he is ousted.
     
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    Do you have a LINK for where you read it?
     
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    This whole hot mess reminds me of McCarthyism from the 1950s. Roger Goodell in the role of Joe McCarthy. Just like McCarthy, Goodell pushed and pushed and eventually went one step too far. I can only hope there is another owner who can play the role of Joseph Welsh, the attorney for the U.S. Army. To effect real change another owner must call out Goodell in a public manner and say the following;

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    For those who have seen the movie Serpico, this looks like the NFL* version of it.

    Corruption accepted on the highest levels.
     
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    Would attorney-client privilege hold if the request came from Judge Berman? Of course even if it did he might be using it as a fishing expedition to test whether Goodell asserts that those are privileged...
     
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    A judge cannot break attorney/client privilege. It doesn't matter who makes the request for the information.

    The thing is that Judge Berman can rule that Wells was not acting as an attorney during the investigation and privilege does not apply.

    Also, Goodell would take a big hit if he refuses to give up communications under the attorney/client privilege rule after punishing Brady for not giving up communications that he was under no legal obligation to give up.
     
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    Assuming this is hopeful thinking or speculative. In any event, if the Judge orders these notes to be released you will see the rats running from the ship. No way Wells sacrifices his career, no way Pash sacrifices his career and no way Levy sacrifices his career. The NFL front office would have a full fledged mutiny
     

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