Supreme Court Hears Landmark Antitrust Case

Law360, New York (March 23, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Supreme Court debate on Monday over a 96-year-old precedent that established the current statutes governing vertical minimum price-fixing focused not on the precedent itself, but rather on the implications of overturning the ruling and shaking the foundations of antitrust law.

The Supreme Court heard arguments in Leegin Creative Leather Products Inc. v. PSKS Inc., which centered on the implications of departing from the landmark ruling in Dr. Miles Medical Co. v. John D. Park & Sons Co.

“The arguments did suggest on many levels that...
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