Bloomberg Law
April 13, 2021, 3:05 PM

NFL’s Dolphins Say 1992 Ruling Bars Suit Over Miami Grand Prix

Peter Hayes
Peter Hayes

The NFL’s Miami Dolphins say a decades-old ruling bars a civil rights challenge, by residents of a Black neighborhood near Hard Rock stadium, to a plan to allow Formula One racing at the facility, according to a filing in the Southern District of Florida.

“This court has already considered and rejected the theory that allegedly disparate impacts from activities at the stadium can serve as the basis” for civil rights claims, the Dolphins told the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

The court in the 1992 case rejected a challenge to the building of Joe Robbie Stadium—now ...

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