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Bader Ginsburg to hear emergency appeal

Updated: April 21, 2004, 11:02 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Maurice Clarett's status for the NFL draft is now in the hands of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Clarett's attorney, Alan Milstein, filed an emergency appeal to the Supreme Court on Tuesday, asking for a stay of a federal appeals court's decision from 24 hours earlier preventing the former Ohio State tailback from being in this weekend's draft.

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will handle the case.

In 1971, lawyers for Detroit high school star Spencer Haywood followed the ...

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