Dwight Julian Drake
LAW A 552
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.
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.