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    LAKE COAL CO., INC. v. ROBERTS & SCHAEFER CO., 474 U.S. 120 (1985)

    U.S. Supreme Court

    LAKE COAL CO., INC. v. ROBERTS & SCHAEFER CO., 474 U.S. 120 (1985)

    474 U.S. 120

    LAKE COAL CO., INC. v. ROBERTS & SCHAEFER CO.
    CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SIXTH CIRCUIT

    No. 84-1240.

    Argued October 15, 1985
    Decided December 3, 1985

    Held:

    The parties' motion requesting decision of the questions presented in the petition for certiorari despite settlement of the underlying causes of action is denied; the Court of Appeals' judgment is vacated; and the case is remanded for dismissal of the cause as moot.

    751 F.2d 386, vacated and remanded.

    Ronald G. Polly argued the cause for petitioner. With him on the briefs was Gene Smallwood, Jr.

    C. Kilmer Combs argued the cause and filed a brief for respondent.

    PER CURIAM.

    The motion of the parties requesting the Court to decide the questions presented in the petition for writ of certiorari despite complete settlement of the underlying causes of action is denied. See DeFunis v. Odegaard, 416 U.S. 312 (1974).

    The judgment of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit is vacated, and the case is remanded to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky with instructions to dismiss the cause as moot. [474 U.S. 120, 121]  

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