About USC Gould
USC Gould is a top-ranked law school with a 115-year history and reputation for academic excellence. We are located on the beautiful 228-acre USC University Park Campus, just south of downtown Los Angeles.
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- PUBLIC INTEREST LAW
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- COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
Antitrust Law (Fall 2017)
- Course Number: LAW-753
- Class Number: 03454
- Instructor: Jonathan Barnett
This course covers all fundamental areas of antitrust, including cartels and other horizontal restraints, vertical restraints and mergers, as well as practical issues relating to litigation strategy, planning advice and the premerger notification process. The course culminates in discussion and analysis of the two landmark antitrust litigations of recent times: the government’s litigations against Microsoft in connection with the Internet Explorer browser and Apple in connection with the “e-books” market. No prior background in economics is required but students should be prepared to learn and apply basic economic principles.
- Unit Value: 3
- Grading Options: Numerical or CR/D/F
- Schedule: M/W 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
- Room Number: Room 130
- Exam: In-class exam
- Writing Requirement: No
- Skills/Experiential Unit Requirement: no
- Participation: Exceptional participation can result in an upward adjustment of the course grade
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