Decision favors Table Grape Commission

on 06/10/10 at 1:17 pm

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A recent U.S. Supreme Court decision has ended a 14-year federal legal battle that threatened to derail the Fresno-based California Table Grape Commission.

But the commission’s legal struggles are not entirely over. A similar case challenging the organization’s constitutionality is pending at the California Supreme Court.

Still, commission officials welcomed the development. The U.S. Supreme Court declined Monday to review a 2008 U.S. District Court decision in favor of the commission.

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