Home Box Office, Inc., Plaintiff-appellant, v. Directors Guild of America, Inc., Robert B. Aldrich, Michaelh. Franklin, Ernest Ricca and Glenn Gumpel,defendants-appellees, 708 F.2d 95 (2d Cir. 1983)

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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit - 708 F.2d 95 (2d Cir. 1983)

Argued Oct. 21, 1982. Decided June 1, 1983


George C. Gallantz, New York City, (Proskauer Rose Goetz & Mendelsohn, Bettina Plevan, David Aronson, Bradley Ruskin, John Redpath, Shelley Fischel, New York City, of counsel), for plaintiff-appellant.

Sidney Dickstein, New York City (Dickstein, Shapiro & Morin, Joel Kleinman, Woody Peterson, Michael Nannes, New York City, of counsel), for defendants-appellees.

Before OAKES and WINTER, Circuit Judges, and METZNER, District Judge.* 

PER CURIAM:


The judgment below is affirmed for substantially the reasons given by Judge Sofaer in holding that the actions and agreements of the Guild are protected by the "statutory" and "non-statutory" exemptions of labor union activities from the antitrust laws. Home Box Office, Inc. v. Directors Guild of America, 531 F. Supp. 578 (S.D.N.Y. 1982).

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The Honorable Charles M. Metzner, United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York, sitting by designation