Thom Lambert discusses Senator Dewine's questioning of Judge Alito on the LePage's case. We discussed Alito's vote in the case Oct. 31.
Elsewhere in Supreme Court antitrust news, Josh Wright, Christine Hurt, Mike Hofman, and Ron Davis discuss the Court's review of the abysmal Ninth Circuit decision in Texaco v. Dagher, which essentially held joint ventures per se illegal; oral argument was heard January 10, and SCOTUSblog gave their standard preview. The Chamber of Commerce and NAM filed an amicus brief. Ninth Circuit watchers won't be surprised that Judge Reinhardt wrote the majority 2-1 decision.