Constitutional Law Keyed to Chemerinsky
Jackson v. Metropolitan Edison Co
The Respondent is a privately owned corporation with an exclusive license to deliver electricity in Pennsylvania. Someone living in the Petitioner’s home, Dodson, had opened an account with the Respondent. After Dodson left the residence, the bills were not paid. The Petitioner claimed she did not receive bills. Also, the Petitioner claimed she asked them to open an account for her twelve year old son Robert. As a result, the Petitioner stopped paying her bills and four days later, with no notice, the Respondent shut off her electricity.
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