Duke Seeks High Court Review Of Energy Rebate Antitrust Suit

Law360, New York (October 19, 2012, 8:45 PM EDT) -- A Sixth Circuit decision to revive a putative antitrust class action accusing Duke Energy Corp. of giving corporations unlawful rebates is at odds with prior U.S. Supreme Court rulings as well as other circuits' holdings, Duke said in a petition to the high court.

Duke's Oct. 15 petition for writ of certiorari urged the nation's highest court to summarily reverse the Sixth Circuit or alternatively take the case for plenary review to correct the Sixth Circuit's “deviations” and restore uniformity among the circuit courts of appeal....
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