Lucid, highly readable, and full of rich social and political implications, “The Antitrust Paradox” illustrates how the purpose and integrity of law can be subverted. The Antitrust Paradox. By Robert H. Bork. New York: Basic Books, Pp. xi, $ The theme of former Solicitor General Bork’ s book is that the. THE ANTITRUST PARADOX: A POLICY AT WAR WITH. ITSELF. By Robert H. Bork. Basic Books, Inc., P xi, Price $ JAMES R. SILKENAT *.

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Pardox there’s a lot of information here and the position is laid out very strong. Important book that transformed the nation’s antitrust law. The book was cited by over a hundred courts. Other editions – View all The antitrust paradox: Zach rated it liked it Dec 07, Now reissued with a new introduction and eiplogue by the author, this classic shows how antitrust suits adversely affect Feb 29, Thom rated it liked it Recommends it for: Farid Nasution rated it really liked it Sep 15, Robert Heron Bork was an American legal scholar who advocated the judicial philosophy of originalism.


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antitruwt Rabeux Louise rated it it was amazing Feb 03, Want to Read saving…. Refresh and try again. Chapter 7 was the most useful to me.

The antitrut of antitrust enforcement was that legal intervention artificially raised prices by protecting inefficient enterprises from competition. The Abiding Influence of the Antitrust Paradox. But the names in the next are kind of distracting. Matthew rated it really liked it May 16, My library Help Advanced Book Search. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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All in all though, I guess I’ll look elsewhere for a good book to provide insight into the DOJ publishing lawsuit.

Bork argues that the original intent of antitrust laws as well as economic efficiency makes consumer welfare and the protection of competition, rather than competitors, the only goals of antitrust law. The Antitrust Paradox has shaped antitrust law in several ways, prominently by focusing the discipline on efficiency and articulating its goal as “consumer welfare.

Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc. Eric Zepp rated it it was ok Dec 08, Yet damned if he didn’t start to convince me that his views were better as I read the Antitrust Paradox. For all intents and purposes I’m done with this book–I read it cover-to-cover, but I would venture to say that much of it is opaque for those without a background in law.


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I think ultimately it needed to goal slower. Gary rated it liked it Mar 03, Many scholars, however, have shown that Congress had several motives for the adoption of the Sherman Act, probably none of which was “consumer welfare. Basically, antitrust is only to a couple of really bad businessmen who try to screw competitors This book’s biggest problem borl the difficult in when to go fast and when to go slow.

Bork argues that Congress enacted the Sherman Act as a “consumer welfare prescription.

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Apr 27, Kate added it Shelves: There’s a weird law-scholar-tic that he cites a lot of people by name because it’s important to cite. Views Read Edit View history. David rated it it was amazing Mar 23, Mar 10, Julie rated it liked it Shelves: By now, other wise writers have an exposed and thoroughly discredited the tragic unpragmatism of Robert Bork’s formalist legal theory.