Suzuki Motor Corp.’s product-disparagement lawsuit against Consumers Union, now seven years old, gets the green light for trial, a result of today’s U.S. Supreme Court announcement. The non-profit publisher of Consumer Reports had filed a petition for review of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit decision that upheld Suzuki’s right to a jury trial. The Supreme Court’s decision denying the petition means the trial, which charges Consumers Union rigged its 1988 ...

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