Hon. Douglas H. Ginsburg

U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit
Douglas H. Ginsburg

Senior Circuit Judge Douglas Ginsburg was appointed to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia in 1986; he served as Chief Judge from 2001 to 2008. After receiving his B.S. from Cornell University in 1970, and his J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School in 1973, he clerked for Judge Carl McGowan on the D.C. Circuit and Justice Thurgood Marshall on the United States Supreme Court.

Thereafter, Judge Ginsburg was a professor at the Harvard Law School, the Deputy Assistant and then Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice, as well as the Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs in the Office of Management and Budget. Concurrent with his service as a federal judge, Judge Ginsburg has taught at the University of Chicago Law School and the New York University School of Law. Judge Ginsburg is currently a Professor of Law at the George Mason University School of Law, and a visiting professor at the University College London, Faculty of Laws.

Judge Ginsburg is the Chairman of the International Advisory Board of the Global Antitrust Institute at the Law and Economics Center of George Mason University School of Law. He also serves on the Advisory Boards of: Competition Policy International; the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy; the Journal of Competition Law and Economics; the Journal of Law, Economics and Policy; the Supreme Court Economic Review; the University of Chicago Law Review; The New York University Journal of Law and Liberty; and, at University College London, both the Center for Law, Economics and Society and the Jevons Institute for Competition Law and Economics.  
  • B.S., Cornell University
  • J.D., University of Chicago Law School

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Publications and Multimedia
Justice Scalia's Contributions to Antitrust Law - Audio/Video
2016 National Lawyers Convention
November 23, 2016
Copyright Revision - Event Video
2014 National Lawyers Convention
November 14, 2014
Intellectual Property, Free Markets and Competition Policy - Event Audio/Video
2013 National Lawyers Convention
November 20, 2013
Is the Patent System Working or Broken? A Discussion with Four Distinguished Federal Judges - Event Audio/Video
Intellectual Property Practice Group and the Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property at George Mason University School of Law
May 14, 2013
The Evolution of Competition Policy - Event Audio/Video
The Future of Business Law in Mexico
October 20, 2011
9th Annual Barbara K. Olson Memorial Lecture - Event Audio/Video
2009 National Lawyers Convention
November 13, 2009
Government Control v. the Free Market - Event Audio/Video
2008 National Lawyers Convention
November 21, 2008
Competition Law and the Free Market- The Antitrust Paradox: A Policy at War with Itself - Event Video
A Conference Discussing the Contributions of Judge Robert H. Bork
June 26, 2007
Mass Fraud in Mass Torts? - Event Audio
Litigation Practice Group and Professional Responsibility & Legal Education Practice Group
October 12, 2006
Judicial Decisionmaking: The Case of Life, Liberty & Property in the Modern Technological Age - Transcript
2001 National Lawyers Convention - "Judicial Decisionmaking"
November 15, 2001