Summary: Unlike all-inclusive antitrust books designed for law programs, this streamlined text minimizes procedural issues and focuses on the economic aspects of the nation's landmark antitrust cases.
Reading this casebook, students learn firsthand how to wrestle with legal writing. The text was assembled to give students the opportunity to read the actual language of Supreme Court judges as they interpret the nation's antitrust laws and as they set forth judicial opinions that profoundly affect the strategy of U.S. businesses.
Instead of relying on a writer's point of view, with this book, students interpret for themselves the justice's reasoning behind decisions on the nation's most important antitrust cases.
Streamlined coverage enables instructors to take more time with other aspects of antitrust.
Headnotes summarize the topics to be covered in the case law material.
The extremely portable casebook includes a strong collection of contemporary cases assembled by two antitrust authorities.
New to this Edition:
Coverage of all of the recent major antitrust cases has been added to this fully updated edition, including such new cases as "Kodak" and "Superior Court Trial Lawyers."
Edition/Copyright:3RD 96 Cover: Print On Demand Publisher:Dryden Press Published: 11/28/1997 International: No
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Elzinga, Kenneth G. : University of Virginia
Ph.D., Michigan State University
Breit, William : Trinity University
Ph.D., Michigan State University
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I. The Essential Antitrust Statutes
Sherman Act Clayton Act Federal Trade Commission Act
II. Horizontal Price Fixing and Market Division
"Naked" versus "Ancillary" Price Fixing United States v. Addyston Pipe & Steel Company et al. (1898) United States v. Trenton Potteries Company et al. (1927) Appalachian Coals, Inc. et al. v. United States (1933) United States v. Socony Vacuum Oil Company, Inc. et al. (1940) Goldfarb et ux. v. Virginia State Bar et al. (1975) Arizona v. Maricopa County Medical Society et al. (1982) National Collegiate Athletic Association v. Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma et al. (1984) Exchange of Price Information United States v. Container Corporation of America et al. (1969) United States v. United States Gypsum Company et al. (1978) Conscious Parallelism and Shared Monopoly Interstate Circuit, Inc. et al. v. United States (1939) Theatre Enterprises, Inc. v. Paramount Film Distributing Corp. et al. (1954) E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Company v. Federal Trade Commission Ethyl Corporation v. Federal Trade Commission (1984) Horizontal Restrictions on Distribution United States v. Sealy, Inc. (1967) United States v. Topco Associates, Inc. (1972) Palmer v. BRG of Georgia, Inc. (1990)
III. Mergers of Competitors: Actual and Potential
Northern Securities Company v. United States (1904) Standard Oil Company of New Jersey et al. v. United States (1911) United States v. United States Steel Corporation et al. (1920) Brown Shoe Company, Inc. v. United States (1962) United States v. Von's Grocery Company et al. (1966) Federal Trade Commission: In the Matter of the Coca-Cola Bottling Company of the Southwest (1994)
IV. Monopolization and the Dominant Firm
United States v. Aluminum Company of America et al. (1945) United States v. United Shoe Machinery Corporation (1953) United States v. E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (1956) Berkey Photo, Inc. v. Eastman Kodak Company (1979) Spectrum Sports, Inc. v. McQuillan (1993)
V. Exclusionary Practices
Vertical Integration Shoe Company, Inc. v. United States (1962) Ford Motor Company v. United States (1972) Exclusive Dealing Standard Fashion Company v. Magrane Houston Company (1922) Tampa Electric Company v. Nashville Coal Co. et al. (1961) Tying Henry v. A.B. Dick Company (1912) International Salt Company, Inc. v. United States (1947) United States v. Loew's, Inc. et al. (1962) Siegel et al. v. Chicken Delight, Inc. et al. (1971) Jefferson Parish Hospital District No. 2 et al. v. Hyde (1984) Eastman Kodak Company v. Image Technical Services, Inc. (1992) Boycotts and Refusals to Deal Fashion Originators' Guild of America, Inc. et al. v. Federal Trade Commission (1941) Lorain Journal Company et al. v. United States (1951) Klor's, Inc. v. Broadway Hale Stores, Inc. et al.(1959) Aspen Skiing Company v. Aspen Highlands Skiing Corporation (1985) Northwest Wholesale Stationers, Inc. v. Pacific Stationery & Printing Company (1985) Federal Trade Commission v. Indiana Federation of Dentists (1986) Predatory Pricing and Price Discrimination Predatory Pricing Northeastem Telephone Company v. American Telephone & Telegraph Company et al. (1981) Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. et al. v. Zenith Radio Corporation el al. (1986) Price Discrimination: Primary Line Utah Pie Company v. Continental Baking Company et al. (1967) Brooke Group Ltd. v. Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp. (1993) Price Discrimination: Secondary Line Federal Trade Commission v. Morton Salt Company (1948) Texaco Inc. v. Hasbrouck (1990) Spectal Defenses for Buyers and Sellers Standard Oil Company v. Federal Trade Commission (1951) United States v. Borden Company et al. (1962) Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. v. Federal Trade Commission (1979)
VI. Vertical Price Fixing and Market Division
Dr. Miles Medical Company v. John D. Park & Sons Company (1911) United States v. Colgate & Company (1919) United States v. Parke, Davis & Company (1960) Kiefer Stewart Company v. Joseph E. Seagram & Sons, Inc. et al. (1951) United States v. Amold, Schwinn & Company et al. (1967) Continental T.V., Inc. et al. v. GTE Sylvania, Inc. (1977) Monsanto Co. v. Spraty-Rite Service Corp. (1984) Business Electronics Corp. v. Sharp Electronics Corp.(1988)
VII. Monopolization through Abuse of Governmental Procedures
Eastern Railroad Presidents Conference et al. v. Noerr Motor Freight, Inc. et al. (1961) California Motor Transport Company et al. v. Trucking Unlimited et al. (1972) Federal Trade Commission v. Superior Court Trial Lawyers Association (1990)
Appendix Excerpts from the U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission Merger Guidelines Issued April 2, 1992 Index of Cases
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