Inquirer Firing Suit Will Stay In Philly, Pa. Judge Says

Law360, Los Angeles (October 31, 2013, 8:20 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania county judge on Thursday ruled that a lawsuit challenging the firing of the Philadelphia Inquirer’s Pulitzer Prize-winning editor should not be dismissed or removed, overruling a number of preliminary objections brought by Inquirer Publisher Robert J. Hall and intervenor General American Holdings Inc.

The decision comes less than a week after oral arguments, during which the objectors argued that the complaint should be dismissed under the “internal affairs” doctrine, for improper venue, for failure to make demand on the board before filing a derivative...
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