OAKLAND RAIDERS v. NAT'L FOOTBALL LEAGUE, H020651
The abstention priciple for private voluntary organizations applies so long as an organization's actions do not "plainly contravene" its own by-laws, even if the organization does not have its own quasi-judicial process for resolving disputes.
- Decided 10/31/2001
- Published 10/31/2001
- California Court of Appeal
- For Appellant:
- Attorneys for Plaintiff-Appellant: Jeffrey Birren, Alameda, Alioto Law Firm, Joseph M. Alioto, Berkeley, Howard, Rice, Nemerovski, Canady, Falk & Rabkin, Alison Beth Shames, Jerome B. Falk, Jr., Kenneth G. Hausman, Annette L. Hurst, Simon J. Frankel, San Francisco.
- For Appellees:
- Attorney for Defendant-Respondent: McCutchen, Doyle, Brown & Enersen, Dale E. Barnes, James L. Hunt, Michael T. Pyle and John W. Calkins, San Francisco, Ruby & Schofield, Allen J. Ruby, San Jose, Lewis, D'Amato, Brisbois & Bisgaard, Duane C. Musfelt, San Francisco.