We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

Twombly And Antitrust Class Action Plaintiffs

Law360 (January 27, 2011, 1:10 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly, 550 U.S. 544 (2007), was a watershed development in the standards for dismissal under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12(b)(6). It retired the standard that had existed under Conley v. Gibson, 355 U.S. 41 (1957), whereby a court could only dismiss a claim if it appeared, beyond a doubt, that the plaintiff would be able to prove no set of facts in support of the claim that would entitle it to relief.

The Supreme Court...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.