Tag Archives: Indirect

Ninth Circuit rules Clean Water Act permit required for indirect discharge to ocean waters

It was a great exam question (at least I thought so — you’ll have to ask my Environmental Law and Policy students if they agree): does the disposal of treated wastewater from a municipal wastewater treatment plant into the ground … Continue reading

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Indirect Purchaser Plavix Class Actions Tossed for Lack of Antitrust Standing

On January 31, 2011, the District Court for Southern District of Ohio granted defendants' Rule 12(b)(6) motion, dismissing indirect purchaser class actions that challenged proposed reverse payment agreements as anticompetitive under Sections 1 and 2 of the Sherman Act, 15 … Continue reading

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Standing: Indirect injury

The issue of standing to object to administrative actions is often frustrating because the impact of an action can cause ripples far beyond the splash. Bradford B. Kuhn describes a recent case in the California Eminent Domain Report from Nossaman… … Continue reading

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Rebuilding Illinois Brick: A Functionalist Approach to the Indirect Purchaser Rule

Posted by D. Daniel Sokol Barak Richman and Christopher Murray of Duke Law School tackle indirect purchaser issues in Rebuilding Illinois Brick: A Functionalist Approach to the Indirect Purchaser Rule. ABSTRACT: The indirect purchaser rule, established three decades ago in… … Continue reading

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