H. Price Jessup, Linda Vaughn, Sally A. Kelly, Susan Owens, Annette Watkins and Nancy Hope Love, Plaintiffs-appellants, v. the American Kennel Club, Inc. and Labrador Retriever Club, Inc., Defendants-appellees, 210 F.3d 111 (2d Cir. 2000)

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US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit - 210 F.3d 111 (2d Cir. 2000) Argued: April 11, 2000Decided: April 18, 2000

Appeal from a judgment of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, Thomas P. Griesa, then-Chief Judge, dismissing antitrust complaint alleging that defendants' setting of height standards for championship Labrador Retrievers violated the Sherman Act, 15 U.S.C. 1 and 2.


DAVID WALTER SCHNARE, Stafford, Virginia (George E. Marzloff, Stafford, Virginia, on the brief), for Plaintiffs-Appellants.

DALE C. CHRISTENSEN, JR., New York, New York (Mark D. Kotwick, Seward & Kissell, New York, New York, Marshall Simonds, Goodwin, Procter & Hoar, Boston, Massachusetts, on the brief), for Defendants-Appellees.

Before: NEWMAN, KEARSE, and KATZMANN, Circuit Judges.

Per Curiam:

The judgment is affirmed substantially for the reasons stated in then-Chief Judge Griesa's opinion reported at 61 F. Supp. 2d 5 (S.D.N.Y. 1999).