Pittsburgh's suit against utilities' merger suffers setback
- Pittsburgh suit says two utilities discussing merger act like monopoly. Demenchuk, Michael // Bond Buyer;10/01/97, Vol. 322 Issue 30242, p6
Reports that the city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania had filed a federal antitrust lawsuit on September 30, 1997 challenging the planned merger between Allegheny Power Systems Inc. and DQE Inc. Alleged violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act; City's claim that the two companies had acted in...
- In Brief. Garrett, Theodore L. // Trends (15339556);Jan/Feb2009, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p8
The article offers news briefs related to court cases. In the Casitas Municipal Water District v. U.S., court held the government's breach of a contract guaranteeing water-use rights to the district was a sovereign act. In Agere Systems Inc. v. Advanced Environmental Technology Corp., the court...
- Cogen firm sues utility. McManamy, Rob // ENR: Engineering News-Record;5/29/95, Vol. 234 Issue 21, p24
Reports on a lawsuit filed by Washington Power Co. LP against Allegheny Power Systems Inc. for breach of contract and unfair competition. Ruling of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; Background information; Support from state Department of Environmental Resources; Expectations.
- Cases. // Journal of Criminal Law;Jun2007, Vol. 71 Issue 3, pv
The article presents a list of court cases.
- Untitled. // New Yorker;11/11/1974, Vol. 50 Issue 38, p139
An excerpt from "Jacksonville Florida Times-Union," is presented concerning a litigation proceeding.
- Prop 8 appeal to be heard Dec. 6. // Windy City Times;10/27/2010, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p9
The article announces that oral arguments in the Proposition 8 case, Perry v. Schwarzenegger, will be heard by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on December 6, 2010 at 10 a.m. at the James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse in San Francisco, California.
- Court Unreasonably Refuses to Suspend Trial for Litigant's Religious Observance. Zemil, Brian A. // Litigation News;Summer2011, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p7
The article discusses a court case, Neustadter v. Holy Cross Hospital of Silver spring Inc., wherein the highest court of Maryland released that the court can misuse its discretion by refusing to suspend case of a litigant because of his two days absence for religious reason. It further states...
- Plaintiff's Own Testimony Dooms Case. Rogak, Lawrence N. // Insurance Advocate;1/2/2006, Vol. 117 Issue 1, p12
The article presents the court case of Torain versus Labiner filed at the Civil Court in Bronx County, New York. The reason of the complaint was the plaintiff's fall from a flight of stairs at the defendant dentist's office. The testimony of the plaintiff and the defendant, and the grounds...
- ROUNDUP. Mack, Debbi // Corporate Legal Times;Feb2001, Vol. 11 Issue 111, p74
Presents a circuit by circuit update on corporate cases in the United States as of February 2001. Inclusion of the New York City Transit Authority's dispute of a fraudulently procured settlement and judgment in personal injury actions; Petition by Shell Oil Co. and OXY USA Inc. for a rehearing...