News Orgs Say Del.'s 'Secret' Arbitrations Unconstitutional

Law360, New York (January 16, 2013, 2:13 PM EST) -- Twelve news organizations, including The Associated Press, News Corp., Gannett Co. Inc. and The New York Times Co., urged the Third Circuit Monday to affirm that a Delaware law giving the state's Court of Chancery the power to secretly arbitrate business disputes is unconstitutional.

The major news organizations joined the nonprofit Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press on an amici curiae brief to the Third Circuit, which is taking up an appeal by the Chancery Court and five judges of a Pennsylvania federal court’s August...
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