KVOS v. Associated Press

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KVOS v. Associated Press
Decided December 14, 1936
Full case nameKVOS v. Associated Press
Citations299 U.S. 269 (more)
57 S. Ct. 197; 81 L. Ed. 183
Holding
An association of newspapers cannot sue collectively to raise their projected damages above the minimum damages required for federal jurisdiction when only individual newspapers are parties to unfair competition.
Court membership
Chief Justice
Charles E. Hughes
Associate Justices
Willis Van Devanter · James C. McReynolds
Louis Brandeis · George Sutherland
Pierce Butler · Harlan F. Stone
Owen Roberts · Benjamin N. Cardozo
Case opinion
MajorityRoberts

KVOS v. Associated Press, 299 U.S. 269 (1936), was a United States Supreme Court case in which the Court held an association of newspapers cannot sue collectively to raise their projected damages above the minimum damages required for federal jurisdiction when only individual newspapers are parties to unfair competition.[1]

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  1. ^ KVOS v. Associated Press, 299 U.S. 269 (1936)

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