Judge Approves Linerboard Plaintiffs' Expert Witness

Law360, New York (July 31, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- An economist who argues that a group of linerboard manufacturers' alleged constricting of supply is tantamount to price-fixing will be permitted to testify as a plaintiffs' expert witness in the multidistrict antitrust class action, a federal judge ruled Monday.

Judge Jan E. DuBois of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania denied the defendants' motion to exclude the testimony of Prof. Halbert L. White, Jr. White's testimony purports to show that a constricting of the supply of linerboard, a type of corrugated paperboard,...
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