Antitrust Record Review: Obama’s Judges

Law360, New York (March 24, 2011, 1:15 PM EDT) -- The antitrust philosophy of President Barack Obama was a unique campaign topic for the former law professor, and has been scrutinized since he took office. Although the president’s initial rhetoric — and that of his Federal Trade Commission appointments — expressed interest in aggressive enforcement, his administration has been both chided and praised for not actively prosecuting businesses and preventing mergers.[1]

But even if the administration went on the antitrust offensive, it would still have to convince courts to provide the relief it sought. To that...
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