Judge Upholds Order To Unseal GM Court Transcripts

Law360, New York (January 6, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- General Motors Corp. has lost a bid to keep under wraps court transcripts that the automaker claims could damage its reputation by revealing a preliminary finding that it fraudulently concealed the testing of an alternative car design from evidence in a motor vehicle liability case.

In a Dec. 31 ruling, Judge Katharine Hayden of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey said an order issued by Magistrate Judge Patty Schwartz directing the documents to be unsealed was neither clearly in error nor contrary...
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