Antitrust Suit Against Realtor Association Nixed

Law360, New York (January 13, 2011, 3:42 PM EST) -- A federal judge has tossed a Georgia real estate agent's suit claiming a realtor organization's rules governing broker listings violate antitrust laws, finding it failed to allege the policies caused anti-competitive harm to the market.

Judge J. Randal Hall of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia on Wednesday granted the Greater Augusta Association of Realtors Inc.'s motion to dismiss the suit.

Real estate broker Jefferson W. Keller III filed his lawsuit in April after the GAAR fined him for listing his contact...
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