Elbert L. Robertson

Professor of Law

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Economic Intern, FTC, Antitrust Division, DC 1984; Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Resident Fellow, U.S. House of Representatives, Subcommittee on Civil & Constitutional Rights, DC 1985-86; Summer Associate, Bell, Boyd, & Lloyd, Chicago, 1987; Summer Associate, Jenner & Block, DC & Chicago, 1988; Litigation Associate, Jenner & Block Chicago, 1989-91; Assistant Professor, Texas Southern, Houston, 1992-94; Visiting Assistant Professor, Boston College 1994-96; Special Antitrust Attorney, Advisor, Office of General Counsel (Competition Division) Federal Communications Commission, Washington D.C. 1996-97; Suffolk University Law School, since 1997.


  • BA, Brown University
  • MA, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business
  • JD, Columbia University



  • Does Antitrust Regulation Violate the Rule of Law?, 22 LOY. CONSUMER L. REV. 108 (2009)
  • Antitrust as Anti-Civil Rights? Reflections on Judge Higginbotham's Perspective on the “Strange” Case of UNITED STATES v. BROWN UNIVERSITY, 20 YALE L. & POL'Y REV. 399 (2002)


  • A Corrective Justice Theory of Antitrust Regulation, 49 CATH. U. L. REV. 741 (2000)

Professional Activities

Member, International Association for the Philosophy of Law & Social Philosophy; Member, American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy; Member, Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management; Member, American Bar Association; Member, Massachusetts State Advisory Committee of the U.S. Civil Rights Commission

Bar Admittance

  • IL
  • U.S. Supreme Court
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Courses Taught

  • Administrative Law
  • Antitrust
  • Business Associations
  • Corporations
  • Criminal Law
  • Evidence
  • Jurisprudence
  • Law and Economics
  • Legal Method, and Torts