Adelson Asks 3rd Circ. To Kill Subpoena In WSJ Libel Row

Law360, Washington (September 1, 2015, 6:41 PM EDT) -- Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson turned to the Third Circuit on Monday to do what two New Jersey federal judges had declined to do: halt a U.S. subpoena by a Wall Street Journal reporter in a libel case originating in Hong Kong.

Adelson and Las Vegas Sands Corp. — the board of which Adelson chairs — filed a notice of appeal Monday, just days after U.S. District Judge William J. Martini ruled Aug. 26 to affirm the February order of U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark Falk that reporter Kate O’Keeffe's request for a subpoena of a PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP partner who served as the...

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