U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer on Monday didn’t seem too impressed with the notion that competitors taking similar actions is enough to file a lawsuit charging antitrust violations.
“If you’re right,” Breyer told J. Douglas Richards, attorney for respondent William Twombly, who filed a class action against Bell Atlantic Corp. and the rest of the telecommunications companies, “I guess we can engage in a major restructuring of our economy.”
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