Conn. High Court Tosses Bridgeport Antitrust Suit

Law360, New York (December 2, 2011, 6:46 PM EST) -- The Connecticut Supreme Court on Friday rejected the appeal of a real estate developer who accused city officials of costing it a $1 billion project when it conspired to restrain trade by demanding bribes from government contractors.

In a unanimous decision, the Connecticut Supreme Court found that merely showing that bribery had taken place did not, without further evidence, prove that the defendants had engaged in anticompetitive behavior.

“We are gratified that the Connecticut Supreme Court ... affirmed the well-reasoned opinion of the appellate court by...
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