41 minutes | Sep 6, 2021

#131 What Did We Learn? Ida Tarbell and the Role of Theory vs. Fact in Shaping Antitrust Law

Influential writers, from Ida Tarbell to John McGee to Lina Khan, have inspired sweeping changes to antitrust laws, but not all influential writing should be relied upon as the basis for change. What happens when we rely on the wrong argument? Antitrust scholar Christopher Leslie goes back 100 years in antitrust law history with Tammy Zhu and John Roberti to dissect the work of influential writers who have shaped the course of antitrust law. Listen to this episode to learn about the fascinating collision courses between facts and theory in antitrust law history. Related Links: Christopher Leslie, Revisiting the Revisionist History of Standard Oil Christopher Leslie, Faculty webpage Hosted by: John Roberti, Allen & Overy LLP and Tammy Zhu, Sourcegraph
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