competition

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In 1976, Congress enacted the Railroad Revitalization and Regulatory Reform Act, known as the 4-R Act. Railroad Revitalization and Regulatory Reform Act, 49 U.S.C. § 11501. This act makes it illegal for a state to “impose a tax that discriminates...

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Overview

Antitrust refers to laws which regulate the concentration of economic power, particularly with regard to trusts and monopolies.

History

Because of fears during the late 1800s that monopolies were dominating America's free market...

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Where a state legislature’s authorization leads to anticompetitive actions by a private actor, what standard will be applied to determine whether those actions are exempt from...

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In 2010, the three largest credit card networks in the United States—American Express (“Amex”), Visa, and MasterCard—were sued by the United States and seventeen States for violating federal antitrust laws. United States v. American Express Co., 838 F....

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AT&T and its affiliates (SBC at the time of filing) comprise a “vertically-integrated” monopoly in the California telecommunications market, owning both the local telephone network and the “last mile” lines that connect individual customers to the...

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Overview

The law of unfair competition is primarily comprised of torts that cause economic injury to a business through a deceptive or wrongful business practice. Unfair competition can be broken down into two broad categories:

unfair...