Georgia v. Evans
316 U.S. 159 (1942)

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U.S. Supreme Court

Georgia v. Evans, 316 U.S. 159 (1942)

Georgia v. Evans

No. 872

Argued April 14, 1942

Decided April 27, 1942

316 U.S. 159

Syllabus

A State is a "person" within the meaning of § 7 of the Sherman Act, and entitled thereby to sue for treble damages when, as a purchaser of asphalt, it is injured by a combination suppressing competition and fixing prices of that commodity in interstate commerce. United States v. Cooper Corp.,312 U. S. 600, distinguished. P. 162.

123 F.2d 57, reversed.

Page 316 U. S. 160

Certiorari, 315 U.S. 792, to review the affirmance of a judgment dismissing an action for treble damages under § 7 of the Sherman Act.

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