Kan. Bill Would Extend Leegin Reach To State Antitrust Claims

Law360, New York (May 11, 2012, 3:10 PM EDT) -- Kansas lawmakers proposed legislation Thursday to overturn a recent ruling by the state's high court, which held that a U.S. Supreme Court decision allowing companies to set minimum retail prices did not preclude a challenge to the practice under state antitrust law.

The state House Appropriations Committee introduced a bill meant to “correct the interpretation of the Kansas restraint of trade act” made in a decision handed down by the Kansas Supreme Court in O'Brien v. Leegin Creative Leather Products Inc.

“[The decision] is contrary to...
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