S&M Brands, Inc. v. CaldwellPetition for certiorari denied on March 7, 2011
|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|10-622||5th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2010|
Issue: (1) Whether a binding agreement among multiple states and private companies is immunized from antitrust scrutiny under the state-action immunity doctrine of Parker v. Brown (1943); and (2) whether a binding agreement among multiple states, with both intra- and interstate effects, violates the Compact Clause, Article I, Â§ 10, cl. 3 of the United States Constitution, in the absence of congressional approval.