High Court Seeks DOJ's Opinion In AK Steel Case

Law360, New York (June 9, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has invited the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of the Solicitor General to weigh in on a long-running court battle between AK Steel Holding Corp. and its retirees over claims that the company miscalculated employee pension benefits to the tune of $46.2 million.

The high court said Monday that the solicitor general would be allowed to file a brief in the case expressing the views of the U.S.

The plaintiffs, former employees of Armco Inc., which merged with AK Steel in 1999,...
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