Overruling Dr. Miles: The Supreme Trade Commission in Action

56 Pages Posted: 13 May 2008  

Richard Brunell

American Antitrust Institute (AAI)

Abstract

This article sharply criticizes the Supreme Court's decision in Leegin Creative Leather Products, Inc. v. PSKS, Inc. on jurisprudential and policy grounds. Placing Leegin in historical context, the article explores the role of the Supreme Court in making antitrust policy and considers the per se rule against resale price maintenance under a decision-theoretic framework.

Keywords: resale price maintenance, vertical restraints, per se rule, stare decisis, jurisprudence, colgate, empirical

JEL Classification: K21, L42

Suggested Citation

Brunell, Richard, Overruling Dr. Miles: The Supreme Trade Commission in Action. Antitrust Bulletin, Vol. 52, Nos. 3-4, 2007. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1132806

Richard Brunell (Contact Author)

American Antitrust Institute (AAI) ( email )

1730 Rhode Island Avenue, NW
Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20008-1022
United States

Register to save articles to
your library

Register

Paper statistics

Downloads
217
rank
128,191
Abstract Views
916
PlumX