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Re: The Special Master in the Microsoft Case
Has anyone read any of Lessig's writings? Has he ever written anything
on antitrust/competition issues? I will try to do a little bit of
research on him when I get a chance.
On Fri, 12 Dec 1997, Ralph Anspach wrote:
> On Fri, 12 Dec 1997 11:29:41 -0500 (EST) Todd Paglia
> <email@example.com> writes:
> >To the list:
> > The special master appointed in the MS case will obviously play a
> >key role. Here is the brief description in today's W.Post:
> > Lessig, the special master whom Jackson appointed, is a professor at
> > University of Chicago Law School and is currently a visiting
> > Harvard Law School. A noted specialist in technology law, he is to
> > a report to Jackson by May 31, 1998.
> >Does anyone have any info on him -- obviously the Chicago School
> >background looks somewhat less than promising, but I assume he is
> >gathering info based upon specific marching orders from Judge Jackson.
> >Any thoughts?
> Unless there is an anomaly here, the special master choice by
> Jackson does seem worrysome. (Anomalies do happen. I did my
> undergraduate and some graduate work at the University of Chicago but
> they put me onto Adam Smith - and I read him.)
> In case of special master picks, cherchez who picked them. I
> looked up Jackson on the web and found a few citations, one by a certain
> Chuck Mueller. He pointed out that Jackson was a Reagan appointee who
> used to be a Republican precinct captain. Not much to go on but
> Does anybody on the list know whether one can find on the web
> resumes or brief biographies of federal judges at all levels of
> hierarchy? I tried to browse but failed. Would appreciate the info.
> Ralph Anspach