Bloomberg Law
July 7, 2021, 3:23 PM

NFL’s Dolphins Quash Neighbors’ Suit Over Racing at Stadium

Peter Hayes
Peter Hayes

The Miami Dolphins and Miami-Dade County, Fla., won dismissal of a suit by residents of a Black neighborhood near the team’s Hard Rock stadium over a plan to allow Formula One racing at the site.

The residents of Miami Gardens, Fla., failed to show that the team and the county conspired to deprive them of their right to equal protection and freedom from racial discrimination by greenlighting the plan over their objections, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida said.

The plaintiffs didn’t show that the county and team treated them differently than the residents of the ...

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