TITLE

CHEVRON AND THE LIMITS OF ADMINISTRATIVE ANTITRUST

AUTHOR(S)
Hurwitz, Justin (Gus)
PUB. DATE
December 2014
SOURCE
University of Pittsburgh Law Review;12/15/2014, Vol. 76 Issue 2, p209
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the origins of folk knowledge regarding Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act (FTCA). Topics include the application of the case of energy corporation Chevron to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) interpretations of Section 5, possible limits on a Chevron-supercharged Section 5, and a case study on how misunderstandings of the law propagate.
ACCESSION #
108695888

 

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