RPM - What's All The Ruckus About?

Law360, New York (February 6, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- It has been close to a year since the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision in Leegin Creative Leather Products, Inc. v. PSKS, Inc., 127 S. Ct. 2705 (2007), and the furor has yet to subside.

There, the high court discarded a hundred years of antitrust precedent – originating with its Dr. Miles decision, 220 U.S. 373 (1911) – and declared that agreements between manufactures and their distributors to set minimum retail prices would no longer be per se illegal.

Instead, they would be subject to the so-called...
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