Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey v. United States was a 1911 Supreme Court case in which the court held that the Anti-Trust Law of 1890 prohibited all contracts or combinations that constituted an “unreasonable” or “undue” restraint of trade in interstate commerce. Here, the court upheld the decision of the Circuit Court of the United States for the Eastern District of Missouri and found Standard Oil guilty of monopolizing the petroleum industry through a series of anticompetitive actions. The court's remedy was to ...

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