Bush Antitrust Legacy A Mixed Bag: Professors

Law360, New York (October 14, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- As President Bush gets ready to pack up and return to Texas, we asked several prominent antitrust professors to grade the work done by antitrust regulators under his administration.

The scorecard: a mixed bag. Most professors commended the work done by the Federal Trade Commission in the past eight years, but several of their peers objected to what they described as the Justice Department's hands-off approach to antitrust enforcement.

Tom Arthur, Emory University School of Law

Grade: A

The DOJ and FTC have concentrated on the...
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