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The Microsoft Case - Fall 1998

Professors Lessig and Zittrain will teach a research seminar on the Microsoft case. The seminar will meet at least once a week, beginning the week of 9/21. It will review the proceedings leading up to the present antitrust action, and then shadow the current trial. We will collect transcripts from the case, which will be assigned each week, as well as other readings to be determined. In addition to the ultimate question of liability, we will consider whether there are special issues that cyberspace raises for antitrust. The most significant requirement of the course will be classroom participation; a short paper at the end will be required