Pipe Co. Asks High Court To Hear Enviro, Workplace Case

Law360, New York (January 25, 2013, 1:46 PM EST) -- A pipe manufacturer that lost a criminal suit brought by the government over environmental and workplace violations has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review its failed appeal and determine whether it was inappropriately denied full discovery.

In a petition filed on Jan. 16, McWane Inc. unit Atlantic States Cast Iron Pipe Co. argued that the Third Circuit wrongly upheld the convictions and sentences of the company and four individual defendants, and erroneously affirmed the trial judge's decision to withhold certain interviews given by Atlantic plant...
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