Supreme Court's Twombly Decision Should Benefit Defendants In Many Commercial Cases
The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel
July 2007
The article discusses how the Supreme Court's decision in Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly may prevent judges in antitrust and other commercial cases from giving plaintiffs the benefit of the doubt that discovery will reveal evidence of a claim. The author explains that the Court hopes this ruling will prevent the expense associated with discovery in cases where the discovery process doesn't reveal relevant evidence.