Senate Hears Testimony On Leegin Decision

Law360, New York (August 3, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Advocates and opponents of the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark Leegin decision, which overturned a 95-year old rule barring minimum price standards for retailers, did battle Tuesday in front of a U.S. Senate subcomittee, with one witness calling on the Senate to make such standards illegal again.

The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights on Tuesday heard five expert witnesses, including a Commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission and an American Bar Association representative, testify as to the decisions' likely impact...
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