Scalia Helped Bolster Protections For Antitrust Defendants

Law360, New York (February 17, 2016, 9:53 PM EST) -- Justice Antonin Scalia left a conservative legacy in antitrust law, exemplified by a 2004 majority opinion that limited antitrust plaintiffs' ability to hold a company with monopoly power liable for failing to cooperate with rivals, experts say.

Justice Scalia, who died Saturday at age 79, left a significant trail of competition-related precedents — often, though not always, favoring antitrust defendants — over nearly three decades on the U.S. Supreme Court. His most important contribution to the field was likely his opinion in Verizon Communications Inc. v. Law Offices of Curtis V. Trinko LLP, which held that Verizon's alleged discrimination against competing...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Beta
Ask a question!