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Civil Procedure Keyed to Rowe
Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly
Citation:550 U.S. 544 (2007)
ProfessorBrittany L. Raposa
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Twombly (Plaintiff) represented a class of individuals who subscribed to Bell Atlantic Corp.’s (Defendant) telephone and internet services. The plaintiffs alleged that the defendants conspired to restrict competition, in violation of the federal antitrust statute, § 1 of the Sherman Act. In their initial complaint, the plaintiffs included evidence of parallel conduct with other companies, but no direct evidence of conspiracy.
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