Ginsburg Delays Chrysler-Fiat Deal

By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 8, 2009 3:39 PM CDT
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(Newser) – Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg today put a temporary stay on the sale of Chrysler to Italian automaker Fiat, SCOTUSBlog reports. Ginsburg’s motion allows the justices to further consider the matter, and either postpone the sale or let it go forward. A full postponement of the sale would require five judges to agree. Ginsburg’s decision said the sale was “stayed pending further order.” (Read more Fiat stories.)