Legal analysis thinks Clarett has case

Updated: September 26, 2003, 3:10 PM ET
By Tom Farrey | ESPN.com

Maurice Clarett has taken his fight to Capitol Hill ... and he's winning.

The Congressional Research Service, a non-partisan arm of the House of Representatives that uses scholars and lawyers to consider public policy questions, has issued the opinion that the NFL's early-entry draft prohibition -- currently under attack by Clarett -- probably violates federal anti-trust law.

The five-page memorandum was released Thursday by the office of Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., who had sought ...

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