Fed. Court Can't Interfere In Ga. Water Row, 11th Circ. Says

Law360, New York (November 20, 2012, 2:39 PM EST) -- The Eleventh Circuit on Monday ruled that the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia was wrong to pull a water service contract dispute between Atlanta and a municipality into its jurisdiction under a 1995 Clean Water Act suit, saying the Anti-Injunction Act prevents state court interference.

A unanimous three-judge appeals court found that the Northern District of Georgia erred when it enjoined a state court proceeding initiated by the city of Sandy Springs, Ga., seeking to adjust its water sales and service contract...
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