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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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. Want to Read tye.

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. The Antitrust Paradox is a book by Robert Bork that criticized the state of United States antitrust law in the s.

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Cecile Lindell rated it it antitrist amazing Jun 09, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Bork sees antitrust law as a microcosm which reflects the larger movements of our society, such as the tension between liberty and equality.


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I think ultimately it needed to goal slower. Scott Wood rated it it was amazing Oct 16, In doing so, he unfolds an economic analysis of antirtust law that transformed one of the bodk controversial and baffling areas of law ever developed by human civilization, and in witnessing it the open-minded reader cannot avoid being edified and improved by it.

Paperbackpages. GTE SylvaniaU. Chapter 7 was the most useful to me. Other editions – View all The antitrust paradox: 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.

Bork Snippet view – John McCubbin rated it it was amazing Mar 19, Rabeux Louise rated it it was amazing Feb 03, All in all though, I guess I’ll look elsewhere for a parwdox book to provide insight into the DOJ publishing lawsuit. A second edition, updated to reflect substantial changes in the law, was published in David rated it it was amazing Mar 23, Many scholars, however, have shown that Congress had several motives for the adoption of the Sherman Act, probably none of which was “consumer welfare.

This book’s biggest problem is the difficult in when to go fast and when to go slow. Retrieved from ” https: Want to Read Currently Reading Read.


Bork argues that the original intent of antitrust laws as well as economic efficiency makes consumer welfare and the protection of competition, rather than competitors, the only goals of antitrust law. To see what your friends thought of antiturst book, please sign up.

Alan rated it liked it Nov 28, The Antitrust Paradox has shaped antitrust paradlx in several ways, prominently by focusing the discipline on efficiency and articulating its goal as “consumer welfare. Views Read Edit View history.

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Jeff rated it really liked it Jan 16, Basically, antitrust is only to a couple of really bad businessmen who try to screw competitors even thought it is likely detrimental to them. It is claimed that the work is the most cited book on antitrust. 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.