Ortner Center on Violence & Abuse in Relationships

After the Ezekiel Elliott suspension, can you trust the NFL’s process? –Richard Gelles comments in the Bleacher Report
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When it comes to violence against women, can the National Football League enforce its own rules? "The first thing I told Roger Goodell was that he can't be the judge, jury and executioner on these cases," says Richard J. Gelles, Penn Professor and Faculty Fellow with the Ortner Center. While individual owners wield their own power, player discipline ultimately comes down to the league.