Forever balanced between being too wide reaching and too narrow in scope

Forever balanced between being too wide reaching and

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Forever balanced between being too wide-reaching and too narrow in scope PERFORMANCE: Very effective in deregulation and as an anti-union tool Used as a tool to induce cooperation through harassment and harm Presidents Theodore Roosevelt and William Taft sued 120 companies under provisions of the Sherman Antitrust Act (Werden, 1992) U.S. Supreme Court (1911) agreed that Standard Oil violated the Sherman Antitrust Act In 1982 Reagan administration used Sherman Antitrust Act to dismantle AT&T In 1999 Department of Justice sued Microsoft under Antitrust Act provisions Protects competitive process of U.S. economy Hailed as a “consumer welfare prescription” by U.S. Supreme Court (DeMasi, 2007, p.36) Information and knowledge will offer enhanced perspective on provisions Information and knowledge will offer an effective market work climate Evolves to meet the challenges of an ever-changing social world PUBLICATIONS: References Cited: An Antitrust Primer (2005). Retrieved from This publication describes details about various problems related to litigation. The author propses that litigation is lengthy and requires extensive time and money. Antitrust resource manual: Identifying Sherman Act violations (n.d.). Retrieved from This manual provides information on the Sherman Act. It details various violations Page 6 of 9
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BMAL 560 and how they apply to the issue of antitrust, including how the 1982 Reagan administration used Sherman Antitrust Act to dismantle AT&T. Competition Law (n.d.). Retrieved from This article provides detailed information related to competition law. It provides information related to the Microsoft antitrust issue of 1999. DeMasi, K. (2007). Tried and trusted. Lawyer , 21(2), 36-37. doi:10.1037/1528- 3542.6.2.257 This article provides detailed information related to antitrust law. It provides information related to the antitrust issue from the early 1900s to today. Freyer, T. (1992). Regulating big business: Antitrust in Great Britain and America, 1880- 1990 . New York: Cambridge University Press. This publication provides details regarding regulations in America and Great Britain. It details the issues of Antitrust Criminal Penalty Enhancement and Reform Act and how it applies to regulations, as a whole. Graham, B., Baxter, R. & Davis, E. (2003). Dictionary of economics, (4 th ed.). Princeton, NJ: Bloomberg Press. This publication provides details on the issue of economics and breaks down the timeline, as it is related to regulations in the field. Werden, G. J. (1992). The history of antitrust market delineation. Marquette Law Review , 76, 123-215. doi:10.1016/j.jns.2004.11.007 This publication focuses on market delineation. It provides a detailed timeline that lists the influential movements in the antitrust regulation.
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  • Discrimination, Sherman Antitrust Act, Tying, United States v. Microsoft

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