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Jonathan Vilma and his attorney Peter Ginsberg appeared before Magistrate Knowles and addressed the timing of discovery today. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is contending that he has the right to resist his deposition until after Judge Berrigan rules on his motion to dismiss the defamation action. Vilma and Ginsberg contend that neither the law nor justice tolerates any further delay. Vilma and Ginsberg also contended that Goodell neither has standing nor a basis to stop the discovery served on Greg Williams or Mike Cerullo Magistrate Knowles suggested that the Court would resolve the dispute expeditiously.

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