The year 1952 finds various currents of controversy in the antitrust field converging toward the necessity for a survey and reappraisal of the body of congressional legislation generally known as the "federal antitrust laws." The foundation stone in the trio of principal antitrust statutes is the Sherman Act of 1890. Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act and the Clayton Act of 1914, as amended, are the other two members of this major group of antimonopoly laws. While differing in particulars in its impact upon the American economy, each of these basic statutes is avowedly designed to maintain competition in American interstate and foreign commerce.
S. C. Oppenheim,
FEDERAL ANTITRUST LEGISLATION: GUIDEPOSTS TO A REVISED NATIONAL ANTITRUST POLICY,
Mich. L. Rev.
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