Roger Goodell names former New Jersey attorney general to hear Deshaun Watson's suspension appeal

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has named the designee to oversee the league's appeal of Deshaun Watson's six-game suspension. Former New Jersey att...

August 9, 2022
2:32 AM

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has named the designee to oversee the league's appeal of Deshaun Watson's six-game suspension. Former New Jersey attorney general Peter C. Harvey will hear the appeal, the league announced. "Mr. Harvey served as the Attorney General of New Jersey and is now a partner at the Paterson Belknap firm in New York," the league said in a statement. "He has also served as a federal prosecutor. He has deep expertise in criminal law, including domestic violence and sexual assault, and has advised the NFL and other professional leagues on the development and implementation of workplace policies, including the NFL's Personal Conduct Policy.

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