state action

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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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New York City (“NYC”) awarded Time Warner Entertainment Company, L.P. (“Time Warner”) cable franchises for Manhattan and required Time Warner to provide four public access channels for public use, in accordance with New York State regulations. Halleck...

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The North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners (“Board”), enacted by the Dental Practice Act, N.C. Gen. Stat. § 90–48, is a state agency comprised of six licensed dentists, one licensed dental hygienist, and one consumer member. See N.C. State Bd....

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Definition

The state action requirement refers to the requirement that in order for a plaintiff to have standing to sue over a law being violated, the plaintiff must demonstrate that the government (local, state, or federal), was responsible for the...