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Corzine to file brief supporting lawsuit

Updated: June 24, 2009, 9:59 AM ET
By Chad Millman | ESPN The Magazine

New Jersey governor Jon Corzine is ready to file a brief in support of an existing lawsuit claiming the 1992 federal sports betting ban is unconstitutional, a source said on Tuesday.

It is expected to be filed as early as next week, according to the source.

New Jersey State Senator Ray Lesniak filed a lawsuit in March in Newark's U.S. District Court claiming the 1992 Professional Amateur Sports Protection Act is unconstitutional and violates state's rights.

Lesniak filed his ...

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