Too cool for Harvard School: The Tipline for 27 January 2022

The University of Chicago Law School gets nearly all the credit – or blame – for transforming antitrust law into what it is today. But history should not forget the likes of the Harvard School’s Donald Turner, Philip Areeda and Stephen Breyer. Several news outlets reported on Wednesday that Breyer, a former Antitrust Division official and Harvard Law School professor, is retiring from the US Supreme Court at the end of this current term. Breyer, 83, spent more than 27 years as an influential antitrust jurist, joining the majority in Actavis, Trinko, Credit Suisse, Twombly, Apple v Pepper and NCAA v Alston and issuing a lengthy dissent in Amex.

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