Thomas Horton

Thomas Horton

Professor & Heidepriem Trial Advocacy Fellow

LAW SCHOOL

School of Law 217

Phone: (605) 677-6367

Email: Thomas.Horton@usd.edu

Website: http://sites.google.com/a/usd.edu/thomas-horton/

Teaching Interests:

Antitrust & Consumer Protection; Trial Advocacy and Techniques; History and Law


Research Interests:

Evolutionary biology models applied to stuctural and behavioral antitrust analyses; ethics and antitrust enforcement; Clayton Act merger regulation standards and enforcemt/international merger review standards; Agricultural antitrust issues; and comparative antitrust/competition law standards and enforcement.


Education:

  • M.A.L.S. (American Studies), Georgetown University, 2007
  • JD, Law---Order of the Coif, Case Western Reserve University, 1981
  • BA, Biological Sciences, Harvard University, 1977

Licensures and Certifications:

  • Human Testing, USD

Publications:

Citations listed below are presented in a standardized, modified format for display purposes only. They do not necessarily reflect the preferred style and conventions of the faculty member or discipline.

  • Horton, Thomas. Patent Assertion Entities and Competition Policy. Edited by Kluwer Law International, 536-538. Vol. 40, Iss. (03). World Competition, 2017.
  • Horton, Thomas J.. Restoring American Antitrust's Moral Arc. In 62 S. Dak. L. Rev. 11 (2017), 11-48. Vol. 62, Iss. 1. Vermillion, SD: South Dakota Law Review, 2017.
  • Horton, Thomas, DeGroot, Drew, and Custis, Tyler. ADDRESSING THE CURRENT CRISIS IN NCAA INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS: WHERE IS CONGRESS?. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Marquette Sports Law Review, 2016.
  • Horton, Thomas J.. Written Testimony of Professor Thomas J. Horton Before the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial, and Antitrust Law of the Committee on the Judiciary of the United States House of Representatives concerning "International Antitrust Enforcement: China and Beyond". In United States Congressional Record. Washington, DC: United States Congressional Record, 2016.
  • Horton, Thomas J.. Antitrust or Industrial Protectionism? Emerging Issues in China's Anti-Monopoly Law Enforcement Efforts, 109-142. Vol. 14, Iss. 1. Saanta Clara, CA: Santa Clara Journal of International Law, 2016.
  • Horton, Thomas J.. Efficiencies and Antitrust Reconsidered: An Evolutionary Perspective, 168 et. seq.. Vol. 60, Iss. 2. Washington, DC: Antitrust Bulletin, 2015.
  • Horton, Thomas J.. Seeking Fairness in Antitrust: A Review of Ayal's Fariness in Antitrust: Protecting the Strong from the Weak, 569 et. seq.. Vol. 35, Iss. 11. Europe: European Competition L. Rev., 2014.
  • Horton, Thomas. South Dakota. In ABA Section of Antitrust Law's State Antitrust Practice and Statutes, (2014). Iss. 5th (2014). Washington, DC: ABA Section of Antitrust Law, 2014.
  • Horton, Thomas. North Dakota. In ABA Section of Antitrust Law's State Antitrust Practice and Statutes (5th ed.), (2014). Iss. 5th ed.. Washington, DC: ABA Section of Antitrust Law, 2014.
  • Horton, Thomas. Teaching America's Antitrust Laws and Their Enforcement. In Teaching Legal History: Comparative Perspectives, 150-153. Iss. No. 9. London: JCL Studies in Comparative Law, 2014.
  • Horton, Thomas. Confucianism and Antitrust: China's Emerging Evolutionary Approach to Anti-Monopoly Law, 193-228. Vol. 47, Iss. 2 (2013). The International Lawyer, 2013.
  • Horton, Thomas. Antitrust and Competition in America's Heartland, 439 (2013). Vol. 58, Iss. 3. University of South Dakota Law Review, 2013.
  • Horton, Thomas. Fairness and Antitrust Reconsidered: An Evolutionary Perspective, 823-864 (2013). Vol. 44, Iss. 4. McGeorge L. Rev., 2013.
  • Horton, Thomas. Teaching America's Antitrust Laws and Their Enforcement, 441. Vol. 53, Iss. 4 (2013). Am J. Legal Hist., 2013.
  • Horton, Thomas, and , Robert H. Lande. Should the Internet Exempt the Media from the Antitrust Laws? (with Prof. Robert H. Lande), 1521-1558 (2013). Vol. 65, Iss. 5. Fla. L. Rev., 2013.
  • Horton, Thomas, , Jenny Xiaojin Huang, and . Analyzing Information Exchanges Between Competitors Under the Anti-Monopoly Law (with Jenny Xiaojin Huang). Edited by Adrian Emch & David Stallibrass, 95-117. China's Anti-Monopoly Law: The First Five Years (Wolters Kluwer: Law & Business) (2013), 2013.
  • Horton, Thomas. Unraveling the Chicago/Harvard Antitrust Double Helix: Applying Evolutionary Theory to Guard Competitors and Revive Antitrust Jury Trials, 615-670 (2012). Vol. 41, Iss. 4. Baltimore, Maryland: 41 U. Balt. L. Rev. 615 (2012), 2012.
  • Horton, Thomas. The New United States Horizontal Merger Guidelines: Devolution, Evolution, or Counterrevolution?. Edited by Oxford University Press, 18 pages. Vol. 2 , Iss. 158. Journal of European Competition Law & Practice, Oxford University Press, 2011.
  • Horton, Thomas. The Coming Extinction of Homo Economicus and the Decline of the Chicago School of Antitrust: Applying Evolutionary Biology to Structural and Behavioral Antitrust Analyses, 469-522. Vol. 42, Iss. 3 (2011). Chicago, Illinois: Loyola University Chicago Law Journal, 2011.
  • Horton, Thomas. Fixing Merger Litigation "Fixes": Reforming the Litigation of Proposed Merger Remedies Under Section 7 of the Clayton Act, 166-213. Vol. 55, Iss. 2 (2010). Vermillion, SD: South Dakota Law Review, 2010.
  • Horton, Thomas. ABA SECTION OF ANTITRUST LAW, ANTITRUST AND ASSOCIATIONS HANDBOOK. Chicago, IL: ABA Section of Antitrust Law, (contributing author), 2009.
  • Horton, Thomas. A Comparison of Merger Remedies in the U.S. and EU. Vol. 31. Euromoney Competition & Antitrust Rev., 2006.
  • Horton, Thomas. Competition or Monopoly? The Implications of Complexity Science, Chaos Theory, and Evolutionary Biology for Antitrust Competition Policy, 195. Vol. 51. Wexford, Pennsylvania: The Antitrust Bulletin, 2006.
  • Horton, Thomas. Trial Fundamentals and Courtroom Strategies for the Civil Antitrust Attorney. American Bar Association, Litigation Section, 2006.
  • Horton, Thomas. Negotiating Merger Remedies with the Antitrust Division and Litigating the Proposed Fix. Vol. 2-4. Ohio State Bar Association 39th Annual Antitrust Institute: Litigating Antitrust Cases, 2005.
  • Horton, Thomas. Avoiding Antitrust Issues: The Interface of America's Antitrust and Intellectual Property. BioPharm International-Guide to Intellectual Property, Chapter 7, 2005.
  • Horton, Thomas. Competition or Cooperation? Encouraging Domestic Business Competitiveness in a Global Economy: The National Cooperative Production Amendments of 1993 to the National Cooperative Research Act. American Conference Institute-Conference on Pharmaceutical Antitrust, 2005.
  • Horton, Thomas. Protecting Your Life Sciences and Biotech Licenses from the Specter of the Antitrust Laws. Vol. 25(3), Iss. 1 . Licensing Journal, 2005.
  • Horton, Thomas. Protecting Your Biotech Discoveries and Investments. Vol. 2003, Iss. 13. Ind. U.S. Business Journal, 2003.
  • Horton, Thomas. America in the Post-September 11 World, 49. Vol. 1. Washington, DC: Georgetown University-Writing Across the Curriculum, 2003.
  • Horton, Thomas. Oversized Carry-On Bags and Section 1 of the Sherman Act: The Continental Airlines/United Airlines Antitrust Battle, 35. ABA Antitrust Section-Trade Associations Committee Newsletter, 2003.
  • Horton, Thomas. Trying and Winning a Civil Antitrust Case, 19. Vol. 2003. Practical Litigator, 2003.
  • Horton, Thomas. How to Avoid Antitrust Pitfalls in In-Licensing, Co-Development, and Co-Promotion. American Conf. Inst.-Co-Development and Promotion Agreements, 2002.
  • Horton, Thomas. Science v. Commerce/The Gene Biz. Vol. Op-Ed. San Francisco, CA: San Francisco Chronicle, 2002.
  • Horton, Thomas. A Tale of Two Continents: The Coming Clash of the Conflicting Economic Viewpoints in Europe and the United States, 21. ABA Antitrust Section-Economic Newsletter, 2002.
  • Horton, Thomas. Patenting Our Lives and Our Genes: Where Does Congress Stand?, 21. PUBLIC COMMENT TO FTC HEARING ON COMPETITION AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW AND POLICY IN THE KNOWLEDGE-BASED ECONOMY, 2002.
  • Horton, Thomas. The Lessons of Covisint: Regulating B2Bs Under European and American Competition Laws, 1231. Vol. 47. Detroit, Michigan: Wayne Law Review, 2002.
  • Horton, Thomas. More Questions Than Answers: Behind the Bundeskartellamt's Approval of Covisint, 8. European Lawyer, 2001.
  • Horton, Thomas. How the Antitrust Division and Federal Trade Commission Use Trade Association Information and Activities in Merger Investigations. Orrick Newsletter, 2001.
  • Horton, Thomas. Four Simple Guidelines for Effectively Representing Your Clients Before the Antitrust Agencies. Orrick Newsletter, 2001.

Awards and Honors:

  • John Wesley Jackson Outstanding Faculty Award, USD School of Law, 2016
  • Belbas-Larson Award for Excellence in Teaching, USD, 2013
  • Johnson, Heidepriem & Abdallah Trial Advocacy Fellowship, Johnson, Heidepriem & Abdallah, 2012
  • John Wesley Jackson Outstanding Faculty Award, USD School of Law, 2011

Presentations:

  • Horton, Thomas. Broadening the Scope of Merger Review. Presented at the American Antitrust Institute's 2016 Annual Symposium, Washington, DC. (June 16, 2016)
  • Horton, Thomas J.. International Antitrust Enforecment: China and Beyond. Presented at the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee Hearing, Washington, DC. (June 7, 2016)
  • Horton, Thomas J.. "Morality and Antitrust Reconsidered: An Evolutionary Perspective". Presented at the Society for Evolutionary Analysis in Law (SEAL) Annual meetng, Arizona State University. (April 1, 2016)
  • Horton, Thomas J.. Perspectives on Antitrust Law: Applying Evolutionary Theory to Antitrust Analyses. Presented at the Association of American Law Schools (AALS), New York, NY. (January 9, 2016)
  • Horton, Thomas J.. China's Anti-Mionopoly Law: An Interview with Prof. Thomas J. Horton. Presented at the Capitol Forum, Washington, DC. (May 12, 2015)
  • Horton, Thomas J.. Writing Better Jury Instructions: Antitrust as an Example. Presented at the Institute for Antitrust Studies, Chicago, Ill.. (April 24, 2015)
  • Horton, Thomas J.. Efficiencies and Antitrust Reconsidered; An Evolutionary Perspective. Presented at the Nebraska School of Law, Lincoln, NE (Nebraska School of Law). (October 2014)
  • Horton, Thomas. Efficiencies and Antitrust : An Evolutioanry Perspective. Presented at the American Antitrust Institute Annual Meeting (2014), Washington, DC. (June 19, 2014)
  • Horton, Thomas. Confucianism and Antitrust. Presented at the The Next Generation of Antitrust Scholars (2014), New York City. (January 17, 2014)
  • Horton, Thomas. Fairness and Antitrust Reconsidered: An Evolutionary Perspective. Presented at the SEAL Annual Meeting 2013, University of Pennsylvania School of Law Philadelphia, PA. (April 2013)
  • Horton, Thomas. Applying Evolutionary Theory to Agricultural Antitrust Analyses. Presented at the Antitrust & Competition in America's Heartland, Vermillion, SD. (March 15, 2013)
  • Horton, Thomas. Applying Evolutionary Theory to Structural and Behavioral Analyses. Presented at the SEAL Annual Meeting 2012, Emory Law School Atlanta, GA. (April 2012)
  • Horton, Thomas. Fixing Merger Litigation 'Fixes': Reforming the Litigation of Proposed Merger Remedies Under Section 7 of the Clayton Act. Presented at the Tenth Annual Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies. (April 30, 2010)