5th Circ. Reaffirms Toss Of Leegin Price-Fixing Suit

Law360, New York (August 18, 2010, 6:32 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has upheld the dismissal of the Leegin vertical minimum price-fixing case for a second time, ruling that the plaintiffs' attempt to flip the script to allege horizontal price-fixing does not hold water.

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on Tuesday ruled that the district court rightly dismissed plaintiff clothing boutique PSKS Inc.'s horizontal restraint claims as barred by the mandate rule, despite PSKS' attempts to rework its case in the wake of the U.S. Supreme...
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