February 28, 2023

Reviving the Robinson-Patman Act

Welcome to Crane’s Cartel, a trimonthly series where University of Michigan law professor Daniel Crane engages in hard-core mind-fixing. **** The Robinson-Patman Act was enacted in 1936 amid New Deal fervor against the power of chain stores, particularly the hegemonic Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company (“A&P”). Among its provisions was a prohibition on price...
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