DC Moves To Toss $2M Bid-Rigging Case

Law360, New York (January 29, 2010, 4:14 PM EST) -- The District of Columbia has asked a federal judge to throw out a contractor’s $2 million suit accusing various district agencies of engaging in illegal bid-rigging for public works contracts, arguing that the claims are precluded by procedural rules.

The district filed a motion for judgment as a matter of law or, alternatively, summary judgment on plaintiff John C. Cheeks’ claims in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on Thursday.

Cheeks sued the district and several agencies and other contractors in November, claiming...
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