CORPORATIONS: Du Pont Keeps Its Interest

The U.S. Government, which lost its five-year antitrust suit to force Du Pont to sell its 22.6% ownership of General Motors Corp. two months ago (TIME, Dec. 13), announced last week that it would appeal the case to the U.S. Supreme Court. Normally, appeals from a lower court pick out errors of law. But in the Du Pont case the Justice Department said it would challenge Chicago Federal Judge Walter J. La Buy's entire interpretation of the evidence in the case. He had ruled that "Du Pont has not had, and does not today have, practical or working control...

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