Judge Stops Discovery In SRAM Civil Litigation

Law360 (June 6, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Discovery in the ongoing antitrust case against SRAM flash memory chip producers was postponed on Tuesday, when a judge agreed to give the U.S. Department of Justice more time to finish investigating the companies for criminal violations.

“The court finds that there is a 'question of law or fact in common' between this civil action and a criminal grand jury investigation,” Judge Claudia Wilken said, adding that the government had jurisdictional grounds to intervene in the civil case.

The DOJ filed a motion to intervene late...
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