Section 1, Spring 18

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 21/64
Credits: 4

Course Description

This course provides an introduction to U.S. antitrust law and the economic principles that inform antitrust practice. Topics covered include price fixing and horizontal conspiracies; monopolies, monopolization, and market power; vertical distribution restraints; boycotts; exclusive dealing and tying arrangements; mergers and acquisitions; the application of U.S. antitrust law abroad; and state action and petitioning immunity. Economic analysis plays a central role in this course, but no prior background in economics is required.

Course Requirements

Exam Info:
Midterm Type (if any): None
Description: None

Final Type (if any): Flex
Description: Flex exam at end of semester.
Final Exam Notes:

Flex exam at end of semester.

Written Work Product
Written Work Product:

Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: None Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: None
Laptops Allowed: Yes
First Day Attendance Required: No
Course Notes:

Graduation Requirements

*Satisfies Writing Requirement: No
**Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No
Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

*Yes means professor requires everyone in the course to submit a substantial research paper (which is the requirement standard in Academic Policies), so no paperwork required to be submitted to SRO. No means student must timely submit paperwork to SRO if intending to use a paper in this course to satisfy the Writing Requirement.

**Yes indicates course credits count towards UVA Law’s Prof. Skills graduation requirement, not necessarily a skills requirements for any particular state bar.

General Information

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Cross Listed: No
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Public Syllabus Link: None
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