Court Tosses Calif. AG's Suit Against Sharper Image

Law360, New York (April 16, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In a boost for Sharper Image, a California court has declined to hear a suit brought by state attorney general Edmund Brown against the once high-flying home gadgetry store over its gift-card policy, due to a lack of jurisdiction.

On Monday, Margaret E. Reiter, the supervising deputy attorney general of California, revealed to the Wall Street Journal that the Alameda County Superior Court denied the temporary restraining order sought by the attorney general's office after ruling that the dispute belongs in bankruptcy court.

Though the AG...
To view the full article, register now.