Times-Picayune Publishing Co. v. United States

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Times-Picayune Publishing Co. v. United States
Seal of the United States Supreme Court
Argued March 11, 1953
Decided May 24, 1953
Full case nameTimes-Picayune Publishing Co. v. United States
Citations345 U.S. 594 (more)
73 S. Ct. 872; 97 L. Ed. 2d 1277; 1953 U.S. LEXIS 2716
Case history
PriorAppeal from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
Holding
A publisher selling only combined insertions appearing in both its morning and evening papers does not violate the Sherman Act
Court membership
Chief Justice
Fred M. Vinson
Associate Justices
Hugo Black · Stanley F. Reed
Felix Frankfurter · William O. Douglas
Robert H. Jackson · Harold H. Burton
Tom C. Clark · Sherman Minton
Case opinions
MajorityClark, joined by Vinson, Reed, Frankfurter, Jackson
DissentBurton, joined by Black, Douglas, Minton
Laws applied
Sherman Antitrust Act

Times-Picayune Publishing Co. v. United States, 345 U.S. 594 (1953),[1] is an antitrust law decision by the United States Supreme Court. In a 5–4 decision it held that a tie-in sale of morning and evening newspaper advertising space does not violate the Sherman Antitrust Act, because there was no market dominance in the tying product.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Times-Picayune Publishing Co. v. United States, 345 U.S. 594 (1953).
  2. ^ Turner, Donald F. (1958). "The Validity of Tying Arrangements under the Antitrust Laws". Harvard Law Review. 72 (1): 50–75. JSTOR 1338363.

Further reading[edit]

  • Markovits, Richard S. (1967). "Tie-ins, Reciprocity, and the Leverage Theory". Yale Law Journal. 76 (7): 1397–1472. JSTOR 794828.
  • Wollenberg, Keith K. (1987). "An Economic Analysis of Tie-In Sales: Re-Examining the Leverage Theory". Stanford Law Review. 39 (3): 737–760. JSTOR 1228764.

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