“I was curious how Judge Denise Cote would deal with nine evidentiary issues Apple says it will raise in its appeal of her ruling last month (pdf here) that the company was the ringleader of an illegal conspiracy to fix the prices of e-books,” Phillip Elmer-Dewitt repots for Fortune.
“Judge Cote had asked Apple to supply her with a list of evidence that the company believes was ‘improperly admitted, excluded, or disregarded’ during the trial,” P.E.D. reports. “Apple supplied a list of nine items last week, and at a hearing Friday the judge whipped right through them.”
P.E.D. writes, “If you skip over the footnotes and references, I think you’ll get flavor of the way this judge conducts herself when challenged in court.”
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