Trusts, Or Industrial Combinations and Coalitions in the United States

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Macmillan and Company, 1895 - Antitrust law - 350 pages
 

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As nearly as I can tell, von Halle gets the credit for writing the earliest academic analysis of trusts. It's excellent, especially for the times. For testimony of that, see National Problems, 1897,
I'm not sure how his following compared to Cook's; it would be nice to know.

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Page 192 - Any person who shall be injured in his business or property by any •other person or corporation by reason of anything forbidden or declared to be unlawful by this act, may sue therefor in any circuit court of the United States in the district in which the defendant resides or is found, without respect to the amount in controversy, and shall recover threefold the damages by him sustained, and the costs of suit, including a reasonable attorney's fee. SEC. 8. That the word "person,
Page 191 - The several circuit courts of the United States are hereby invested with jurisdiction to prevent and restrain violations of this act ; and it shall be the duty of the several district attorneys of the United States, in their respective districts, under the direction of the Attorney-General, to institute proceedings in equity to prevent and restrain such violations.
Page 197 - All fines recovered under the provisions of this act shall be paid into the county treasury of the county in which the suit is tried, by the person collecting the same, in the manner now provided by law, to be used for county purposes.
Page 190 - Every contract, combination in the form of trust or otherwise, or conspiracy, in restraint of trade or commerce among the several States, or with foreign nations, is hereby declared to be illegal. Every person who shall make any such contract or engage in any such combination or conspiracy, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor...
Page 192 - Whenever it shall appear to the court before which any proceeding under section four of this act may be pending, that the ends of justice require that other parties should be brought before the court, the court may cause them to be summoned, whether they reside in the district in which the court is held or not ; and subpoenas to that end may be served in any district by the marshal thereof.
Page 193 - person," or "persons," wherever used in this act shall be deemed to include corporations and associations existing under or authorized by the laws of either the United States, the laws of any of the Territories, the laws of any State, or the laws of any foreign country.
Page 205 - To limit or reduce the production, or increase, or reduce the price of merchandise or any commodity.
Page 207 - Any violation of either or all the provisions of this act shall be and is hereby declared a conspiracy against trade, and any person who may be or may become engaged in any such conspiracy or take part therein, or aid or advise in its commission...
Page 194 - If any corporation organized under the laws of this or any other State or country, for transacting or conducting any kind of business in this State...
Page 191 - States, or with foreign nations, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and, on conviction thereof, shall be punished by fine not exceeding five thousand dollars, or by imprisonment not exceeding one year, or by both said punishments, in the discretion of the court.

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