GMU Antonin Scalia Law School (Arlington)

Douglas H. Ginsburg

U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (Washington DC), GMU Antonin Scalia Law School (Arlington)
Professor of Law & Senior Circuit Judge

Judge Ginsburg was appointed to the United States Court of Appeals in November 1986 and served as Chief Judge from July 16, 2001 until February 10, 2008. He graduated from Cornell University (B.S. 1970) and from the University of Chicago Law School (J.D. 1973). Following law school, he clerked for Judge Carl McGowan of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall. From 1975 to 1983, he was a professor at Harvard Law School. He then served as Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Regulatory Affairs, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice, from 1983 to 1984; Administrator, Information and Regulatory Affairs, OMB, from 1984 to 1985; and Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice, from 1985 to 1986.


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Douglas Ginsburg (US Circuit Court for the District of Columbia)
Douglas H. Ginsburg 24 September 2018 Washington, DC
Douglas Ginsburg - New Frontiers of Antitrust 2016
Douglas H. Ginsburg 13 June 2016 Paris
Douglas Ginsburg - US Court of Appeals
Douglas H. Ginsburg 29 May 2015 Washington, DC


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Douglas H. Ginsburg, Keith Klovers Common sense about common ownership


Some scholars have argued that the phenomenon known as common ownership, particularly by large investment managers, is anticompetitive and prohibited by the U.S. antitrust laws. These proponents call for the divestiture of trillions of dollars of equities. We believe the argument for antitrust (...)

Douglas H. Ginsburg, Frédéric Jenny, Joshua D. Wright, Thomas Graf Patents: Can antitrust authorities contribute to fixing the dysfunctional patent system? (New Frontiers of Antitrust, Paris, 21 February 2014)


This second roundtable of the conference “New frontiers of Antitrust” (Paris, 21 February 2014) was dedicated to the: “Patents: Can antitrust authorities contribute to fixing the dysfunctional patent system?”. This roundtable acknowledges the fact that there is an increasing number of cases at the (...)

Douglas H. Ginsburg, Joshua D. Wright Antitrust settlements: The culture of consent


The beginning of a shift toward a more regulatory and less litigation-oriented regime of antitrust enforcement was observable by the mid-1990s, if not earlier. The transition toward this more bureaucratic approach by antitrust enforcement agencies is the subject of our analysis. Consent decrees (...)


Price 230€00 Albert A. Foer Liber Amicorum

At a time of reckoning for the future of antitrust, this Liber Amicorum brings together a diverse collection of today’s leading thinkers to pay tribute to Albert Allen (Bert) Foer, founder of the (...)

Date 14 October 2020
Author(s): Nicolas Charbit, Sonia Ahmad (Editors)
Price 230€00
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