Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Burton I. Weinstein argued the cause for petitioner. With him on the briefs were Robert A. Holstein, Michael L. Sklar, and David L. Nelson.
George D. Reycraft argued the cause for respondent. With him on the brief were Donald I. Baker, Leon S. Cohan, and Dean J. Landau.
Solicitor General Bork argued the cause for the United States as amicus curiae urging reversal. With him on the brief were Assistant Attorney General Kauper, Barry Grossman, and Carl D. Lawson.
Howard J. Trienens argued the cause for Michigan Bell Telephone Co. et al. as amici curiae urging affirmance. With him on the brief were Theodore N. Miller and C. John Buresh.*
Supreme Court of United States.
MR. JUSTICE STEVENS delivered the opinion of the Court.†
In Parker v. Brown, 317 U.S. 341, the Court held that the Sherman Act was not violated by state action displacing competition in the marketing of raisins. In this case we must decide whether the Parker rationale immunizes private action which has been approved by a State and which...
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