DOJ Monopoly Crackdown May Hit Hurdles In Courts

Law360, New York (April 23, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Even as the U.S. Department of Justice flexes its tough new enforcement policy on monopoly abuses, experts say the plan puts the Antitrust Division on a potential collision course with federal courts that in recent years have been less than friendly to claims brought under Section 2 of the Sherman Act.

In a strongly worded speech Monday at left-leaning think tank the Center for American Progress, Assistant Attorney General Christine Varney revealed that the Antitrust Division will aggressively pursue cases where monopolists try to use their...
To view the full article, register now.