Antitrust Law and Trade Regulation   [Archived Catalog]
2017-2018 School of Law Bulletin

LAWS 711A - Antitrust Law and Trade Regulation

Credits: 2

The course will focus on Sections 1 and 2 of the Sherman Antitrust Act, as well as selected other federal trade regulation statutes, including the Clayton Act (as amended by the Robinson-Patman Act). Topics typically covered may include monopolization and attempted monopolization, conspiracies in restraint of trade, e.g., price-fixing and bid-rigging, tying arrangements, the essential facilities doctrine, price discrimination, and merger review. The course will also cover how a heightened pleading standard has changed the civil antitrust litigation landscape.

Prerequisites: None

Basis of Grade: Final examination

Form of Grade: Letter Grade