Richard S. Markovits

  • John B. Connally Chair

Education

  • PhD University of London
  • LLB Yale
  • BA Cornell

Professor Markovits teaches and writes in the areas of antitrust, law and economics, constitutional law and jurisprudence. He is the author of articles in the Harvard Law Review, Yale Law Journal, Stanford Law Review and elsewhere as well as the book Matters of Principle: Legitimate Legal Argument and Constitutional Interpretation (NYU, 1998). He created the Law School's nationally recognized course on "Legal Scholarship," designed to prepare future law teachers. He came to Texas from Stanford Law School in 1976.

Recent Publications

  • Economics and the Interpretation and Application of U.S. and E.U. Antitrust Law, Vol. II, Economics-Based Legal Analyses of Mergers, Vertical Practices, and Joint Ventures (Springer, 2014).
  • Economics and the Interpretation and Application of U.S. and E.U. Antitrust Law, Vol. I, Basic Concepts and Economics-Based Legal Analyses of Oligopolistic and Predatory Conduct (Springer, 2014).
  • How American Legal Academics’ Positions on Economic-Efficiency Analysis, Moral Philosophy, and Valid Legal Argument Disserve Law and Society Empirical Research in Law, Society, and History: Themes in the Legal Sociology and Legal History of Lawrence M. Friedman (Robert W. Gordon & Morton J. Horwitz, eds.; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011).

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