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Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly

Docket No.: 05-1126
Certiorari Granted: Jun 26 2006
Argued: November 27, 2006
Decided: May 21, 2007

Topics:

Antitrust, Civil Procedure, Civil Rights Act, Civil Rights Act of 1964, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, patent, probable cause, Sherman Act, Title VII

PartyNames: Bell Atlantic Corporation, et al. v. William Twombly, et al.
Petitioner: Bell Atlantic Corporation, et al.
Respondent: William Twombly, et al.

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Bell Atlantic Corporation, et al.
v.
William Twombly, et al.
550 U.S. 544 (2007)
Question Presented:

Whether a complaint states a claim under Section 1 of the Sherman Act, 15 U.S.C. ยง 1, if it alleges that the defendants engaged in parallel conduct and adds a bald assertion that the defendants were participants in a "conspiracy," without any allegations that, if later proved true, would establish the existence of a conspiracy under the applicable legal standard.

Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly
ORAL ARGUMENT

Nov 27 2006

Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly Oral Argument Transcript (PDF)
Holding: judgment reversed and remanded
Vote: 7-2
Opinion By:
Read BELL ATLANTIC CORP. V. TWOMBLY opinion (PDF)

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