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act entitled affirmed alleged American Tob antitrust law approved February Association Attorney Bill in equity brought bureau charging a combination Circuit Court Coal combination in restraint Company Company et al competition conspiracy conspiring contract corporations Court of Appeals Dealers Debs December decision decree defendants demurrers Department dismissed District Court Eastern District eighteen hundred engaged enjoin entered entitled An act equity filed February further Government grand jury granted guilty imposed indictment returned injunction instituted interstate commerce January John July June Labor Lumber manufacture and sale March meats merce Michigan Northern District November October October 24 Ohio operations overruled pending person petition pleas prayed President proceedings produce railroads restrain restraint of trade Secretaries September Southern Standard Suit Supreme Court sustained taken Territory thereof tion Tobacco trade and commerce trial Trust Union United States Circuit United States Supreme unlawful verdict violation York
Page 7 - SEC. 4. 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 7 - 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 8 - 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...
Page 10 - An Act to protect trade and commerce against unlawful restraints and monopolies...
Page 9 - States shall have and shall exercise jurisdiction of proceedings instituted pursuant to this section, and in any such proceeding the Attorney General may file with the clerk of such court a request that a court of three judges be convened to hear and determine the case.
Page 8 - ... 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 10 - no person shall be prosecuted or be subjected to any penalty or forfeiture for or on account of any transaction, matter or thing concerning which he may testify or produce evidence, documentary or otherwise, in any proceeding, suit, or prosecution under said acts, " of which the Anti Trust Law is one, providing, however, that "no person so testifying shall be exempt from prosecution or punishment for perjury committed in so testifying.
Page 5 - 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 8 - Columbia, shall be forfeited to the United States, and may be seized and condemned by like proceedings as those provided by law for the forfeiture, seizure, and condemnation of property imported into the United States contrary to law.