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Supreme Court Rules Customers Can Sue Electricity Companies For Price-Fixing During CA Energy Crisis

The Supreme Court says a group of energy companies can be sued under state antitrust laws for illegally manipulating natural gas prices more than a decade ago during California’s energy crisis.

04/21/2015

An artist’s rendering of the proposed San Jose ballpark for the Athletics. (360 Architecture)

San Jose Gets Day In Court With MLB Over Antitrust Claim In Planned A’s Move

A three judge panel was set to hear arguments in the case Tuesday. At issue is whether the A’s should be allowed to relocate to a new ballpark in downtown San Jose despite opposition from league officials because the San Francisco Giants hold a territorial claim on Santa Clara County. League commissioner Bud Selig, who assigned a special committee to study the issue in March of 2009, has yet to issue a decision.

08/12/2014

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San Jose Appeals Ruling On Baseball’s Anti-Trust Exemption In Battle Over A’s

San Jose’s five-year court battle to bring the A’s from Oakland took another legal turn Wednesday when the city filed a federal appeal to the anti-trust case dismissed by a judge last year.

03/06/2014

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Google Submits Proposal To Avoid European Regulator Showdown

Google has submitted a proposal aimed at avoiding a showdown with European regulators threatening to crack down on the some of the Internet search leader’s business practices.

07/02/2012