Antitrust & Trade Regulation Law Research

by Chris Byrne
December 2018

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Lexis and Westlaw require individual IDs and passwords for both off-campus and on-campus access.


Library Catalog
To search for books, journals, and audiovisual materials held by William & Mary libraries, use the online catalog.

Search Tips:
Subject Queries--

  • antitrust law and United States
  • trade regulation and United States

Individual jurisdictions can be searched, e.g. antitrust law and Virginia; trade regulation and Virginia

Library of Congress Call Numbers for Trade Regulation: KF1601-KF1668. Browse the shelves under these call numbers to locate relevant treatises.

To search for materials from other libraries, use Worldcat.

Selected Treatises

  • Areeda, Phillip, Antitrust Law: An Analysis of Antitrust Principles and Their Application, 4th ed.
    KF1649 .A76 2013
  • Disner, Eliot G., Antitrust for Business Lawyers: Questions, Answers, Law, and Commentary
    KF1649 .D67 2001
  • Hovenkamp, Herbert, Federal Antitrust Policy: The Law of Competition and Its Practice, 3rd ed.
    KF1649 .H672 2011
  • Kintner, Earl W., Federal Antitrust Law Lexis
  • Lifland, William T., State Antitrust Law
    KF 1650 .L54
  • Posner, Richard A., Antitrust Law, 2nd ed.
    KF1649 .P66 2001
  • Ross, Stephen F., Principles of Antitrust Law
    KF1648 .R67 1993
  • Sullivan, Lawrence Anthony, The Law of Antitrust: An Integrated Handbook, 2nd ed.
    KF1649 .S9 2006
  • Von Kalinowski, Julian O., Antitrust Laws and Trade Regulation, 2nd ed. Lexis

Journal Articles

Journal Indices

Legal Source

Contains detailed indexing for over 1,200 legal journals, law reviews, yearbooks, institutes, statutes, bar association and university publications, and some journals from Canada, Great Britain, and Australia/NZ. Includes full text for over 1100 journals. Coverage: 1908 - present.


 Provides indexing for more than 1,200 major law reviews, legal newspapers, specialty publications, Bar Association journals, and international legal journals, including more than 200 titles in full text. Coverage: 1980 - present.

For More Information
For more information about finding law review articles, including older ones, see Locating Legal and Non-Legal Journal Articles.

Full Text Articles (from journals, newsletters, and legal newspapers)

Specialized journals on antitrust and trade regulation include:

  • Antitrust Law Journal
    • Westlaw (selected coverage 1982-1983; full coverage 1984-present)
    • Lexis (1988-present), must add "Antitrust Law Journal" as a source to search filter.  
  • Antitrust
    • Westlaw (selected coverage 1986-present)
    • Lexis (1995-present)
  • Antitrust Law & Economics Review
  • Antitrust Bulletin
  • Yale Journal on Regulation
    • Westlaw (1983-present)
    • Lexis (1992-present), must add "Yale Journal on Regulation" as a source to search filter.

Looseleaf Services & Newsletters

  • Bloomberg Law Merges & Antitrust News: Covers weekly significant judicial, legislative, administrative, and regulatory actions affecting enforcement of competition and deceptive trade practice law, and news and comment on private and public enforcement suits and initiatives of the Department of Justice, Federal Trade Commission, state attorneys general, foreign countries, consumer groups, and the manufacturing and service sectors.
  • Antitrust Report: Contains articles on U.S. or foreign antitrust law and covers recent developments in antitrust law including cases.
    • Lexis
    • Print Location: KF1645 .V62
  • FTC Watch: A current awareness service which chronicles the activities of the FTC and antitrust division of the DOJ.
    • Lexis (1990-present), must add "FTC Watch" as a source to search filter.

W&M Databases




Other Databases
Business Source Complete
Full text journals in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, accounting, finance and economics.

Contains subject indexing and abstracts of economic journals and over 500 collective volumes per year, plus books, dissertations, and working papers.

Contains business and news information from one of the leading business information providers.

Web Sites

Department of Justice--Antitrust Division
The DOJ Antitrust Division web page contains full-text public documents including guidelines and policy statements, statutory provisions and division guidelines, appellate briefs, business reviews, health care news, international documents, press releases speeches, testimony, and comments.

Federal Trade Commission
The Federal Trade Commission enforces a variety of federal antitrust and consumer protection laws. Its web site includes commission actions, advisory opinions, guidelines, news releases, testimony, and speeches.


ABA Antitrust Law Section
The Antitrust Section offers a forum for ongoing analysis of policies and developments affecting competition and consumer protection law.
321 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60654-7598
Phone: 312.988.5550

The American Antitrust Institute
The American Antitrust Institute is a national Washington-based independent non-profit education, research, and advocacy organization, whose mission is to increase the role of competition, assure that competition is fair, and challenge unduly concentrated power in the American and world economy.
2919 Ellicott Street NW
Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20008-1022
Phone: 202.276.6002