Tag Archives: Antitrust

The Justice Department’s Antitrust Lawsuits Against Google’s Alleged Search and Advertisement Monopolies

Alexandra McHugh – On January 24, 2023, the Justice Department, along with the Attorneys General of California, Colorado, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Tennessee, and Virginia, filed a civil antitrust suit against Google in the Eastern District of Virginia. The Government’s complaint alleges that Google monopolizes crucial digital advertising technologies, denying the American […]

U.S. Supreme Court Embraces Big Business in AmEx Ruling

BY JONAS CULLEMARK — On June 20, 2013, the United States Supreme Court decided American Express v. Italian Colors Restaurant, 133 S. Ct. 2304 (2013). The plaintiffs Italian Colors Restaurant et. al. had brought a class action suit against the card issuer American Express (AmEx) for alleged antitrust violations. The allegations were that AmEx imposed […]