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By Matt McCarthy,

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Wednesday the league office will take no action against Patriots owner Robert Kraft until his solicitation of prostitution case is wrapped up in court.

Goodell spoke to reporters at the NFL spring meetings in Key Biscayne, Florida. He said the league is conducting its own investigation into the matter, but would refrain from any discipline until all the legal proceedings are complete.

Goodell’s comments came hours after a judge in Florida indefinitely postponed the trial against Kraft. Prosecutors requested the case be put on hold while they appeal the same judge’s decision to suppress video evidence in the case.

Last week, Judge Leonard Hanser ruled that the video could not be used in the case because the Jupiter, Florida police department failed to protect the privacy of customers who were receiving legitimate massage services at the Orchids of Asia day spa.

Police say that video documented Kraft’s two visits to the spa in January. He is charged with two misdemeanor counts of soliciting prostitution.

Kraft pleaded not guilty in March and has denied engaging in any illegal activity, but also issued a public statement apologizing to his family, friends, co-workers and fans of the Patriots.

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