Judge Ships Live Nation Scalping Case To Md. High Court

Law360, New York (June 15, 2012, 4:35 PM EDT) -- A Maryland federal court on Thursday referred putative class allegations that Live Nation Entertainment Inc. illegally assesses service charges on its tickets to the state's highest court, saying that the suit raised questions of law appropriate for the state court.

U.S. District Judge Ellen Lipton Hollander certified four questions of Maryland law to the Court of Appeals of Maryland, saying that the questions of whether Baltimore City Code related to ticket scalping laws prohibits Live Nation from charging its allegedly excessive ticketing fees had not before...
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