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Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy, and Consumer Rights

Senate Judiciary Committee

Wed, 12/19/2018 - 14:30


  1. The Honorable William E. Kovacic

    Global Competition Professor Of Law And Policy

    George Washington University Law School

    Washington , DC

  2. Mr. Geoffrey A. Manne

    President And Founder

    International Center for Law and Economics

    Portland , OR

  3. Professor Abbott (Tad) B. Lipsky

    Adjunct Professor Of Law And Director Of Competition Advocacy

    Global Antitrust Institute at Scalia Law School at George Mason University

    Arlington , VA