Multi-billion-dollar mergers. Global cartels. High-tech product disputes. Health care controversies. Antitrust laws are in the news every day. These influential areas of the law limit the abuse of economic power for the benefit of consumers and competitors.

The Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies is a non-partisan, independent academic center that advocates for a more just, competitive, and consumer-friendly economy.

We achieve our mission by:

  • Training the next generation of antitrust and consumer lawyers
  • Presenting cutting edge events
  • Publishing influential scholarship
  • Offering a unique student fellowship
  • Advocating for change that helps consumers.

Here and on Facebook, learn more about the Institute, and the ideas, people, and programs that have been part of our success for more than twenty years.

Certificate Program

We are pleased to offer a Certificate in Competition and Consumer Protection Law for JD Students.

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Spencer Weber Waller named FTC senior advisor

Spencer Waller director of the Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies, has been named a senior advisor to FTC Read More

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Loyola’s leadership in competition law and policy continues to expand

Antitrust prof and scholar Spencer Waller appointed to prestigious new faculty chair Read More

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Consumer advocate

Paul Kantwill (BA ’83, JD ’86) joins Loyola’s Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies as a senior fellow.Learn More

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Loyola wins Thurgood Marshall

Loyola won the BLSA Thurgood Marshall Mock Competition held at the Midwest Regional BLSA Convention in St. Louis. The team will compete in the national competition in New York. Link here

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