Judge to Decide Google's Antitrust Case: A Major Setback for Justice Department

A judge, not a jury, will rule on whether Google violated federal antitrust laws by monopolizing online advertising technology. US District Judge Leonie Brinkema's decision marks a setback for the Justice Department, which wanted a jury trial. Google argues that paying more than $2 million in damages nullifies the need for a jury.


PTI | Alexandria | Updated: 08-06-2024 00:11 IST | Created: 08-06-2024 00:11 IST
Judge to Decide Google's Antitrust Case: A Major Setback for Justice Department
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US District Judge Leonie Brinkema will decide whether Google violated federal antitrust laws by monopolizing online advertising technology.

This ruling marks a setback for the Justice Department, which had sought a jury trial in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia.

Google's payment of over $2 million in damages was pivotal in eliminating the need for a jury trial.

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