News Corp Looks To High Court To Stop Suit

Law360, New York (January 3, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- In the latest development in its battle with shareholders over its anti-takeover provision, media company News Corp. has asked the Delaware Supreme Court to overturn a lower court ruling that allowed a class action lawsuit against the company to proceed.

The Court has not yet said whether it plans to take the case.

News Corp. filed the motion in response to a ruling by Delaware district court judge William B. Chandler III in late December that gave the green light to the trial despite News Corp.’s...
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