Twombly Doesn't Apply, Say Linerboard Plaintiffs

Law360, New York (June 27, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Plaintiffs in the linerboard antitrust action have argued for a narrow application of the Supreme Court's recent Twombly decision that would leave their case unaffected.

They are responding to the defendants' attempt, which echoes that of several other high-profile defendants across industries in the wake of the May 21st Twombly ruling, to cite Twombly as justification for the court to dismiss the case.

Lawyers for the plaintiffs, who have accused manufacturers of fixing linerboard prices by colluding to put a leash on production, filed a memorandum...
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