Washington, DC

An Antitrust Professor on the Bench - Judge Douglas Ginsburg Liber Amicorum Conference

Conférence organisée en partenariat avec le Global Antitrust Institute de George Mason University à l’occasion de la publication des Mélanges "Judge Douglas Ginsburg : An Antitrust Professor on the Bench - Liber Amicorum Vol. I", avec le soutien de Axinn, Bates White, Clifford Chance, CRA, Orrick, White & Case, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati et MLex.

Opening Keynote Speech : Joshua Wright

Joshua D. WRIGHT (University Professor and Executive Director, Global Antitrust Institute) contributor and author of the Liber Amicorum foreword offered opening remarks. Professor Wright highlighted Judge Ginsburg’s remarkable career from professor to regulator, from Assistant Attorney General of the Antitrust Division to Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Professor Wright shared Judge Ginsburg’s influence upon his own career as a mentor, collaborator, and friend.

Judge Ginsburg has been an antitrust innovator in three different fora : as a judge, as a regulator, and as a teacher. Judge Ginsburg’s jurisprudence established him as one of the most influential jurists focused upon integrating economic analysis into the law. Judge Ginsburg’s tenure coincided with a shift in antitrust jurisprudence from inconsistent and occasionally illogical, to the more economically coherent approach that characterizes the discipline today. Judge Ginsburg’s contributions in well known cases like Microsoft and Polygram demonstrate his commitment not only to economic analysis in particular cases, but also to establishing a sound legal framework to organize economic evidence.

Photos © Matt Mendelsohn

Le résumé de la conférence a été préparé par les étudiants Jay Kaplan, Dylan Naegele et Jake Philipoom de l’Université George Mason, sous la direction du professeur Joshua Wright. Les points de vue exprimés sont ceux des intervenants individuels et pas nécessairement ceux de leurs agences ou entreprises respectives.

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Intervenants

  • George Mason University (Fairfax)
  • US Department of Justice (Washington)
  • Seton Hall University
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (Washington DC)
  • The Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies (Geneva)
  • Bates White (Washington)
  • Cornerstone Research (Menlo Park)
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (Washington)
  • University of Michigan
  • Boston University - Questrom School of Business
  • White & Case (Hambourg)
  • Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati (Washington)
  • Boston University - School of Law
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (Washington)
  • Baker Botts (Washington)
  • Clifford Chance (Washington)
  • US Department of Justice (Washington)
  • Mayer Brown (New York)

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