Armstrong v. United States Anti-Doping Agency et al
MOTION for Temporary Restraining Order by Lance Armstrong. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order, # 2 Proposed Order)(Herman, Timothy)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS
Civ. Action No. 1:12-CV-00606
United States Anti-Doping Agency, et al.
TEMORARY RESTRAINING ORDER
Having reviewed Plaintiff’s Motion for Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary
Injunction to Preserve the Status Quo, memorandum and proof in support, and Defendants’
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED, that:
The Court GRANTS Plaintiff’s Motion for Temporary Restraining Order as set
out below as Plaintiff has demonstrated that absent this relief, he will suffer irreparable injury
that includes damage to his reputation and being subject to a constitutionally infirm arbitration
hearing to which he did not agree.
THE COURT FURTHER ORDERS THAT:
Any action by the USADA Defendants to enforce the asserted requirement that
Mr. Armstrong elect, by July 14, 2012 or by any other date, arbitration of the June 12, 2012 and
June 28, 2012 charges or accept the sanctions specified therein is stayed and enjoined pending a
hearing on and resolution of Mr. Armstrong’s Motion for Preliminary Injunction.
Any action by the USADA Defendants to impose any sanction, cost, or fine on
Mr. Armstrong or to disqualify any competitive results achieved or held by Mr. Armstrong,
based on the allegations in the June 12, 2012 and June 28, 2012 letters, is stayed and enjoined
pending a hearing on and resolution of Mr. Armstrong’s Motion for Preliminary Injunction.
Any other action by USADA Defendants in furtherance of the pursuit of doping
charges, the imposition of sanctions, or with respect to disqualification of competitive results
held by Mr. Armstrong based on the allegations in the June 12, 2012 and June 28, 2012 letters is
stayed and enjoined pending a hearing on and resolution of Mr. Armstrong’s Motion for
There is no requirement of any bond. A hearing on Mr. Armstrong’s Motion for a
Preliminary Injunction is scheduled for _________________.
SIGNED this _________ day of _________, 2012.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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