High Court Declines Milk Pricing Class Action Appeal

Law360, Washington (October 7, 2013, 6:34 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to vacate a Ninth Circuit ruling that found dairy farmers could proceed with a class action alleging it skewed prices by lowballing rates to a milk pricing overseer.

In a one-line order, the court denied a May 24 petition for a writ of certiorari from DairyAmerica Inc. and California Dairies Inc., which had asked the court to toss the Ninth Circuit’s ruling allowing the case to continue in spite of the so-called filed rate doctrine's bar on such state...
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