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10-17-2012, 09:00 PM
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Originally Posted by DrinkFightFlyers View Post
An ex post facto law is a law. This is a collective bargaining agreement. While it may not be smart or "fair" to punish the teams for contracts made before the rule change, it is not an "ex post facto law" and it is completely legal.
Yeah... I was going to post that, but I figured that that was pretty well known.

Similarly, the CBA could rollback existing, valid, signed contracts by 20 percent without the individual players approval.

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