Category Archives: Antitrust & Trade Law

David Haddock, Tonja Jacobi, Matthew Sag, League Structure & Stadium Rent Seeking—the Role of Antitrust Revisted

    Professional North American sporting teams receive enormous public funding for new and renovated stadiums after threatening to depart their hometowns, or by actually moving elsewhere. In contrast, English sporting teams neither receive much public money for such projects, … Continue reading

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Henry N. Butler & Joshua D. Wright, Are State Consumer Protection Acts Really Little-FTC Acts?

63 Fla. L. Rev. 163 (2011) | | | | ABSTRACT :: State Consumer Protection Acts (CPAs) were designed to supplement the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) mission of protecting consumers and are often referred to as “Little-FTC Acts.” There is … Continue reading

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George D. Brown, Accountability, Liability and the War on Terror—Constitutional Tort Suits as Truth and Reconciliation Vehicles

63 Fla. L. Rev. 193 (2011)| | | | ABSTRACT :: This Article examines the role of civil suits in providing accountability for the Bush administration’s conduct of the “war on terror.” There have been calls for a “Truth and … Continue reading

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Hovenkamp Herbert, Federal Trade Commission and the Sherman Act

62 Fla. L. Rev. 871 (2010) | | | INTRODUCTION :: The Federal Trade Commission was created in 1914 with the authority to identify and condemn “[u]nfair methods of competition.” The FTC, originally referred to as an “interstate trade commission,” … Continue reading

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Michael A. Carrier, A Real-World Analysis of Pharmaceutical Settlements: The Missing Dimension of Product Hopping

62 Fla. L. Rev. 1009 (2010) | | | | ABSTRACT :: The pharmaceutical industry plays an important role in improving human health. But it also provides the setting for some of the most concerning issues in the patent-antitrust intersection … Continue reading

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Usha Rodrigues, From Loyalty to Conflict: Addressing Fiduciary Duty at the Officer Level

61 Fla. L. Rev. 1 (2009) | | | | ABSTRACT :: Conflicts of interest are the quintessential agency cost-the constant, lurking danger that agents may seek their own personal gain, rather than the good of the corporation. Yet many … Continue reading

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