ABA Presses Congress Not To Undercut Leegin

Law360, New York (May 7, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The American Bar Association is urging Congress not to pursue federal legislation that would undermine the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Leegin Creative Leather Products v. PSKS Inc., arguing that allowing minimum resale price maintenance agreements can help boost competition.

In a May 5 letter to the U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee on courts and competition policy, the ABA responded to an April hearing in which lawmakers weighed arguments on whether a manufacturer's ability to set a minimum price for its products hurts or helps consumers....
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