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Dwight Julian Drake
LAW A 552
Seattle Campus

Antitrust Law and Policy

Class description

The history and development of Antitrust law and policy in the United States; the impact of changing economic theories and analyses on the development and enforcement of Antitrust; the evolving roles of the Department of Justice, the FTC, states, expert commentators, trade associations and private litigants; the ever-mounting challenges of Antitrust as the globalization of the world's economy unfolds.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

There is a heavy use of case studies that are designed to improve analytical thinking, writing and verbal presentation skills. These are combined with lecture sessions and analytical case discussion sessions.

Recommended preparation

Satisfactory completion of first year curriculum

Class assignments and grading

Daily reading assignments; one major cash study requiring verbal and written presenation; seven additional case studies, with optional written reports.

30% take-home case study mid-term paper; 40% take-home final paper; 9% major case study class presentation and related paper; 14% additional seven case studies; 7% class participation.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Additional Information
Last Update by Dwight Julian Drake
Date: 09/28/2004