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Old 08-04-2008, 09:46 AM
 
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Judicial Watch has volunteered to foot the cost of appealing the case to the nation's highest court, officials said Friday. The group announced on its Web site Thursday it has petitioned the Supreme Court to revisit the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision that rejected the county's lawsuit in March.
The county sued Syngenta Seeds, Sorrento Lactalis, Swift Beef, Harris Moran Seed and former Idaho Migrant Council director Albert Pacheco in 2005, alleging that they knowingly hired or helped undocumented workers, ultimately costing the county millions of dollars for indigent medical care, legal services and other social services.
Attorneys for the businesses and Pacheco deny those allegations, but they haven't had to argue the facts in court because the district court judge in 2005 and the 9th Circuit judges in March all ruled the county doesn't meet the requirements to pursue the suit under the federal anti-racketeering law.
Judicial Watch contests that interpretation, as do Canyon County leaders, who spent more than $61,000 on legal fees on the case between August 2005 and September 2007.


Group offers to fund revival of Canyon County's RICO lawsuit | Local News | Idaho Statesman (broken link)
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