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UNITED STATES V. NATIONAL DAIRY PRODUCTS CORP., 372 U. S. 29 (1963)

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U.S. Supreme Court

United States v. National Dairy Products Corp., 372 U.S. 29 (1963)

United States v. National Dairy Products Corp.

No. 18

Argued March 21, 1962

Restored to the calendar for reargument April 2,1962

Reargued December 5, 1962

Decided February 18, 1963

372 U.S. 29

Syllabus

Section 3 of the Robinson-Patman Act, making it a crime to sell goods at "unreasonably low prices for the purpose of destroying competition or eliminating a competitor," is not unconstitutionally vague or indefinite as applied to sales made below cost without any legitimate commercial objective and with specific intent to destroy competition. Pp. 372 U. S. 29-37.

Reversed and remanded for trial.


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