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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But the names in the next are kind of distracting. Hate the man, but don’t dismiss this work based on his subsequent infamy.
Antitrust Paradox: A Policy at War with Itself
Trivia Psradox Antitrust Paradox McQuillanState Oil Co. No eBook available Amazon. Other editions – View all The antitrust paradox: One of the key criticisms focuses on Bork’s use of the term “consumer welfare,” which became the stated goal of American antitrust law.
Chris rated it liked it Nov 05, Miguel Sotomayor rated it really liked it Sep 12, Bork ha Robert Heron Bork was an American legal scholar who advocated the judicial philosophy of originalism. Yet damned if he didn’t start to convince me that his views were better as I read the Antitrust Paradox.
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Basically, antitrust is only to a couple of really bad businessmen who try to screw competitors This book’s biggest problem is the difficult in when to go fast and when to go slow. Robert Heron Bork was an American legal scholar who advocated the judicial philosophy of originalism. All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from September Since it first appeared inthis seminal work by one of the foremost legal minds of our age has dramatically changed the way the courts view government’s role in private brk.
Now reissued with a new introduction nork eiplogue by the author, this classic shows how antitrust suits adversely affect the consumer by encouraging a costly patadox of protection for inefficient and uncompetitive small businesses Robert Bork’s view of antitrust law has had a profound impact on how the law has been both interpreted and applied.
This book rightfully deserves its status as a classic of legal thought.
Jan 02, Kate Mereand-Sinha rated it did not like it. Matthew rated it really liked it May 16, Jeff rated it really liked it Jan 16, 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 by those who do not understand the reality law addresses or who seek to make it serve unintended political and social ends.
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Important book that transformed the nation’s antitrust law. Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc.
Although Bork’s legal theorizings–and some of his less popular beliefs–are roundly despised both inside and outside legal circles, in The Antitrust Paradox Bork demonstrates his superb skill in the more mundane aspects of legal thinking–evaluating the merit and validity of legal decisions; comparing and criticizing judicial decisions in ways that are empirically, historically, and analytically sound and reliable.
Rabeux Louise paradxo it it was amazing Feb 03, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. It marks a critical in a turning point in American history.
Mar 10, Julie rated it liked it Shelves: Shows how antitrust suits adversely affect the consumer by encouraging a costly form of protection for inefficient and uncompetitive small businesses.
Account Options Sign in. Bob Zuver rated it really liked it Aug 11, I reviewed it positively in the Hartford Courant in the late s upon publication, and have stuck with that view since even as many of the author’s other book failed to meet this high level in the years afterward before his passing.
Retrieved from ” https: I would like to see a counterargument because this is so coherent but the author makes clear that it is not the dominant position of his time. The Antitrust Paradox has shaped antitrust law in several ways, prominently by focusing the discipline on efficiency and articulating its goal as “consumer welfare.