Thomas C. Arthur

L.Q.C. Lamar Professor of Law




Areas of Expertise
Antitrust, Civil Procedure, Administrative Law


Thomas C. Arthur, holds degrees from Yale Law School and Duke University, where he was an Angier B. Duke Scholar and a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Before coming to Emory, he practiced law for 11 years with the Washington, D.C. office of Kirkland & Ellis. In 1982, he left his law firm partnership to join the Emory Law faculty.

Arthur teaches antitrust, civil procedure and administrative law, and he has been active on the executive committee of the Antitrust Section of the Association of American Law Schools. His articles in the California and Tulane law reviews have been credited with the founding of a new, "statutory" school of antitrust analysis. His 1991 Emory Law Journal article (co-authored with Professor Richard D. Freer) provoked a nationally noted debate over an important new statute governing the jurisdiction of federal courts. A major antitrust article, "The Costly Quest for Perfect Competition: Kodak and Nonstructural Market Power," was published in the New York University Law Review (vol. 69, April 1994).

Education: BA, Duke University, 1968; JD, Yale University, 1971.

54 Emory L.J. 1 2005

A Workable Rule of Reason: A Less Ambitious Role for the Federal Courts
68 Antitrust Law Journal 337 2000

ìFormalistic Line Drawingî: Exclusion of Unauthorized Servicers From Single Brand Aftermarkets Under Kodak and Sylvania
24 Journal of Corporation Law 603 1999

The Costly Quest for Perfect Competition: Kodak and Nonstructural Market Power
69 New York University Law Review 1 1994

The Three Uses of the Law: A Protestant Source of the Purposes of Criminal Punishment
10 Journal of Law and Religion 453 1994

Close Enough for Government Work: What Happens When Congress Doesnít Do its Job
40 Emory Law Journal 1007 1991

Grasping at Burnt Straws: The Disaster of the Supplemental Jurisdiction Statute
40 Emory Law Journal 963 1991

Workable Antitrust Law: The Statutory Approach to Antitrust
62 Tulane Law Review 1163 1988

Farewell to the Sea of Doubt: Jettisoning the Constitutional Sherman Act
74 California Law Review 263 1986

Defamation Suits as a Weapon in Corporate Control Battles
37 The Business Lawyer 1 1981


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