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Atlantic City Electric Co. v. General Electric Co.

United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
337 F.2d 844 (2d Cir. 1964)


Facts

General Electric Co. (GE) (defendant) asked Atlantic City Electric Co. (AC) (plaintiff) certain interrogatories seeking to discover whether AC shifted relevant damages on to their electric customers. AC objected to the interrogatories and the district court sustained the objections. GE filed an application for an interlocutory appeal.

Rule of Law

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Issue

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Holding and Reasoning (Per Curiam)

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  • A “yes” or “no” answer to the question framed in the issue section;
  • A summary of the majority or plurality opinion, using the CREAC method; and
  • The procedural disposition (e.g. reversed and remanded, affirmed, etc.).

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