High Court Won't Hear Challenge To Ohio SBE Program

Law360, New York (February 28, 2011, 6:51 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to hear an appeal sought by Cleveland Construction Inc., which accused Cincinnati's small-business enterprise program of violating its constitutional rights and costing it a drywall contract.

The high court denied CCI's petition for writ of certiorari, following a denial by the Ohio Supreme Court in September because the request didn't involve any substantial constitutional questions.

Richard Ganulin, counsel for Cincinnati, said that Monday's decision, which "should end the litigation," marked the second time the high court had declined to hear...
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