Philly Papers Pleads For Chance To Probe Recordings

Law360, New York (March 5, 2010, 4:24 PM EST) -- Bankrupt Philadelphia Newspapers LLC has renewed its efforts to win permission to hire a law firm to investigate unauthorized recordings of confidential prepetition meetings between the company and senior secured lenders, arguing that it could complete the probe before confirmation if all the parties cooperate.

In a letter filed with Chief Judge Stephen Raslavich of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Newspapers argued that the court should reconsider its motion to hire Elliott Greenleaf as special counsel because the Jan. 2...
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