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District of Columbia v. Tri County Industries

Docket No.: 99-1953
Certiorari Granted: dismissed
Argued: January 10, 2001
Decided: January 17, 2001

Topics:

Judicial Power, Writ Improvidently Granted, Seventh Amendment, abuse of discretion

PartyNames: DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, ET AL., v. TRI COUNTY INDUSTRIES, INC.
Petitioner: District of Columbia
Respondent: Tri County Industries

District of Columbia
v.
Tri County Industries
531 U.S. 287 (2001)
Question:

Must federal appellate courts conduct a "more searching inquiry" than "abuse of discretion" when reviewing a federal trial court's decision to grant a new trial?

District of Columbia v. Tri County Industries
ORAL ARGUMENT

January 10, 2001

Read DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA V. TRI COUNTY INDUSTRIES opinion (PDF)

Opinion
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