Federal Trade Commission v. Phoebe Putney Health System, Inc.
|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Nov 26, 2012
|Feb 19, 2013||9-0||Sotomayor||OT 2012|
Holding: Because Georgia has not clearly articulated and affirmatively expressed a policy allowing hospital authorities to make acquisitions that substantially reduce competition, state-action immunity does not apply.
Plain English Summary:
Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Sotomayor on February 19, 2013.
- Opinion recap: A warning about competition (Lyle Denniston)
- Argument recap: Searching for immunity (Lyle Denniston)
- Argument preview: Local governments and antitrust immunity (Lyle Denniston)
- Petition of the day (Matthew Bush)