The U.S. Supreme Court today upheld the district court’s dismissal of a complaint that alleged, under section 1 of the Sherman Act, "parallel conduct unfavorable to competition" but failed to provide "some factual context suggesting agreement, as distinct from identical, independent action."  Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly, No. 05-1126 (U.S. May 21, 2007).

Barry Barnett

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