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What You Need to Know About Twombly: The Use and Misuse of Economic and Statistical Evidence in Pleadings

BY | July 28, 2009

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle David Evans, Jul 30, 2009 In Bell Atlantic v. Twombly the Supreme Court clarified what plaintiffs must plead…

This article is part of a Chronicle. See more from this Chronicle

David Evans, Jul 30, 2009

In Bell Atlantic v. Twombly the Supreme Court clarified what plaintiffs must plead for their complaints to pass muster. It retired the Conley rule that a court should not dismiss a complaint unless “it appears beyond doubt that the plaintiff can prove no set of facts in support of his claim which would entitle him to relief.” The new rule is based on whether the complaint states a set of fac

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