Judge Faults Questionnaire In Discover Antitrust Suit

Law360, New York (October 3, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge overseeing Discover Financial Services' multibillion-dollar antitrust suit against Visa USA Inc. and Mastercard Inc. has presented her own juror questionnaire after finding the parties' version isn't likely to lead to a consensus on who should be disqualified.

In an order filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, Judge Barbara S. Jones questioned why an ownership stake in a company aside from the litigants would make jurors unfit to serve in the trial scheduled to begin Oct....
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