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U.S. Sues Michigan Blue Cross Blue Shield
Posted on 19 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The Justice Department alleged Monday in a lawsuit that Michigan Blue Cross Blue Shield is discouraging competition by engaging in practices that raise hospital prices, conduct an assistant attorney general vowed to challenge anywhere... Read More

Football Players Head To Court As NFL Labor Talks Break Off
Posted on 14 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) Unable to decide how to divvy up $9 billion a year, NFL owners and players put the country's most popular sport in limbo Friday by breaking off labor negotiations hours before their contract expired. The union decertified,... Read More

High Court: NFL Licensing Conduct Constitutes Concerted Action
Posted on 24 May 2010 by Joan Grossman

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) The U.S. Supreme Court on May 24 unanimously held that conduct by the National Football League, its 32 teams and the clubs’ wholly owned licensing company in granting an exclusive license to Reebok International... Read More

High Court's Certiorari Denial Allows Digital Music Antitrust Class To Proceed
Posted on 11 Jan 2011 by Mark Rogers

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on Jan. 10 declined to grant a petition for certiorari filed by the nation's four top record labels, which sought review of a ruling by the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals that allowed... Read More

Supreme Court Won't Hear Tobacco Settlement Challenge
Posted on 7 Mar 2011 by Michael Lefkowitz

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) A challenge to the $200 billion tobacco Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) reached the end of the road March 7 when the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the case, which claims that the settlement violates the Sherman... Read More

High Court Hears Arguments On Validity Of Arbitration Clause In Antitrust Action
Posted on 28 Feb 2013 by Joan Grossman

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) American Express Co. (AmEx) told the U.S. Supreme Court on Feb. 27 in oral arguments that the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals erred in ruling that a mandatory class action waiver clause in AmEx's standardized... Read More

U.S. Supreme Court Rules Class Certification In Antitrust Case Improper
Posted on 27 Mar 2013 by Joan Grossman

By Joan Grossman WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on March 27 ruled 5-4 that a district court may not certify a class action under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23(b)(3) without resolving whether the class has introduced admissible... Read More