[Proposed] Order for Consolidation of Actions for Proceedings under the Antitrust Procedures and Penalty Act, 15 U.S.C. §§16(b)-(h)

Date: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2005
Document Type: 
Orders - Miscellaneous
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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA


UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,    

                  Plaintiff,

                  v.

SBC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.   

and

AT&T CORP.

                  Defendant.


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Civil Action No. 1:05CV02102

Judge: Emmet G. Sullivan


UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,    

                  Plaintiff,

                  v.

VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC.   

and

MCI, INC.

                  Defendants.


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Civil Action No. 1:05CV02103

Judge: Henry H. Kennedy

ORDER FOR CONSOLIDATION OF ACTIONS FOR PROCEEDINGS UNDER
THE ANTITRUST PROCEDURES AND PENALTY ACT, 15 U.S.C. §§ 16(b)-(h)

THIS MATTER having come before the Court on Plaintiff United States' Uncontested Motion for Consolidation of United States v. SBC Communications, Inc. & AT&T Corp., (No. 1:05CV02102) (Dist. D.C., filed October 27, 2005) with United States v. Verizon Communications, Inc. & MCI, Inc.,(No. 1:05CV02103) (Dist. D.C., filed October 27, 2005) requesting consolidation of these proceedings under the Antitrust Procedures and Penalties Act, 15 U.S.C. §§ 16(b)-(h) (the "APPA"); and

IT APPEARING THAT consolidation is in the interests of efficiency and judicial economy;

IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT
United States v. SBC Communications, Inc. & AT&T Corp., (No. 1:05CV02102) (Dist. D.C., filed October 27, 2005) and United States v. Verizon Communications, Inc. & MCI, Inc.,(No. 1:05CV02103) (Dist. D.C., filed October 27, 2005) shall be consolidated pursuant to Rule 42(a) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure for purposes of proceedings under the APPA and assigned to: _________________________, United States District Judge.

 

  _______________________________
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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