Latest Ruling A Win For News Corp.

Law360, New York (January 20, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- In a singular victory for News Corp., a Delaware district judge has granted the multinational news giant leave to appeal a key lower court ruling that enabled its shareholders to press on with a class action lawsuit stemming from the company’s anti-takeover measure.

U.S. District Court Judge William B. Chandler ruled late last week that News Corp. could ask the Delaware Supreme Court to overturn a critical pre-trial decision that gave a green light to the trial, despite his opinion that the company “finds itself in...
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