AGs Say Apple Can't Shirk State E-Book Penalties

Law360, New York (January 9, 2014, 5:41 PM EST) -- Two dozen state attorneys general seeking up to $9 million in civil penalties against Apple Inc. for its role in an e-book price-fixing plot urged a New York federal court Wednesday to reject the iPad maker's efforts to avoid accountability in the case.

An earlier trial with the U.S. Department of Justice in the case already established that Apple was liable for violating 24 state antitrust laws that are congruent with federal antitrust law, the state AGs told the court . As a result, the only...
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