Court Orders Mediation In Md

Haugsted, Linda
August 2006
Multichannel News;8/14/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 32, p36
The article reports on the decision of Judge Marvin Garbis of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland to appoint a magistrate to resolve a contract dispute for a Verizon Communications Inc. video franchise for Montgomery County, Maryland. The company alleges that the franchising process includes prior restraint. The franchise request of Verizon has undergone private negotiations, public hearings and 30-day notice requirements. It cites the significance of the decision of the judge.


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