Course Details

Antitrust Law

This course will cover the fundamentals of Federal antitrust law under the Sherman Act, the Clayton Act and the Federal Trade Commission Act and the Cases interpreting them. It will emphasize analysis of antitrust issues from the perspective of advocates who analyze and argue antitrust cases, government officials who enforce the antitrust laws, and judges who determine the scope and reach of the law. Topics covered include market power, consumer injury, and other 'ultimate' tools of antitrust analysis; price-fixing and other horizontal conspiracies in restraint of trade; vertical price and non-price distribution restraints; boycotts, exclusive dealing and tying arrangements; price discrimination; monopolies, monopolization, and monopoly power; mergers and acquisitions; and the means of criminal and civil enforcement of the antitrust laws. Teaching Methods: Class Participation, Discussion and Lecture Evaluation Methods: Final Exam Course Materials:


Catalog Number: BUSCOM 650
Practice Areas: Antitrust Practice AreaBusiness, Corporate,Trans Area


Course History

Fall 2014
Title: Antitrust Law
Faculty: McGinnis, John O. (courses  |  homepage)
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 65     Actual: 45



Spring 2014
Title: Antitrust Law
Faculty: Fischman, Joshua (courses  |  homepage)
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 65     Actual: 26



Fall 2013
Title: Antitrust Law
Faculty: McGinnis, John O. (courses  |  homepage)
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 65     Actual: 45



Spring 2013
Title: Antitrust Law
Faculty: McGinnis, John O. (courses  |  homepage)
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 65     Actual: 36



Spring 2012
Title: Antitrust Law
Faculty: McGinnis, John O. (courses  |  homepage)
Section: 1     Type: Lecture     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 65     Actual: 42