August 9, 2014
by Kimberly Bennett
The US District Court for the Northern District of California on Friday ruled that the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) cannot prevent college football and basketball players from selling the rights to their names and likenesses. The class action case was brought by a group of ...[read more]
June 18, 2014
by Addison Morris
Apple on Monday reached an out-of-court settlement with the US Department of Justice, among other parties, regarding a class action lawsuit that accused the electronics company of illegally participating in a e-book price-fixing scheme. The company was found to have violated the Sherman Act and ...[read more]
April 11, 2014
by Amy Mathieu
Judge William Pauley of the US District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed a class action lawsuit on Thursday against American Express, Citigroup and Discover Financial Services that alleged the three credit card issuers violated the Sherman Antitrust Act by colluding to require ...[read more]
December 30, 2013
by Michael Roberts
Since the presidency of Theodore Roosevelt, antitrust efforts have played a major role in fostering corporate competition and preventing monopolies. Using a base of law set out by the Sherman Act, Clayton Act and Federal Trade Commission Act, government agencies work to protect consumers from ...[read more]
August 10, 2013
by Samuel Franklin
A federal judge for the US District Court for the Southern District of New York on Friday denied Apple's request for a temporary suspension of the court's July ruling that Apple violated the Sherman Act and various state statutes in an e-book price-fixing conspiracy. Despite Apple's continued ...[read more]
July 10, 2013
by Theresa Donovan
A judge for the US District Court for the Southern District of New York on Wednesday ruled that Apple violated the Sherman Act and various state statutes in an e-book price-fixing conspiracy. The US Department of Justice (DOJ) accused Apple of working with major publishers to increase the price of ...[read more]
November 19, 2012
by Benjamin Minegar
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) on Friday filed a civil antitrust lawsuit in the US District Court for the Northern District of California against online auction company eBay alleging violations of antitrust law occurring from 2006 to 2009. The complaint avers that eBay violated the Sherman Act ...[read more]
September 7, 2012
by Michael Haggerson
A judge for the US District Court for the Southern District of New York on Thursday approved a settlement agreement between the US Department of Justice (DOJ) and certain e-book publishers in a price-fixing suit under the Sherman Act. The DOJ alleges that Apple, Hachette, HarperCollins, MacMillan... ...[read more]
July 2, 2010
by Dwyer Arce
On July 2, 1890, the Sherman Antitrust Act became the first anti-monopoly legislation passed by Congress. Learn more about the Sherman Act... ...[read more]
May 15, 2010
by Andrew Morgan
On May 15, 1911, the US Supreme Court found Standard Oil in violation of the Sherman Act and ordered its dissolution. Read Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey v. U.S... ...[read more]

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