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Emory professor represents NFL stars in gay marriage brief to Supreme Court

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There’s an Atlanta angle to the friend-of-the-court brief filed by NFL stars Chris Kluwe of the Minnesota Vikings and Brendan Ayanbadejo of the Super Bowl Champion Baltimore Ravens urging the Supreme Court to sack California’s Proposition 8.

No, nothing to do with the Atlanta Falcons for fans still stinging from the team's lost chance at this year's Super Bowl. But one of the attorneys who filed the brief on behalf of the NFL players is an Emory University professor.

Timothy Holbrook, Emory's Associate Dean of Faculty and a professor of law, along with his friend Minneapolis attorney John Dragseth worked with the two players to file the brief.