Baxter, William Francis

Born: Jul 13, 1929 AD
Died: 1998 AD, at 69 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Lawyers, Professors


1929 - William Francis Baxter Jr. is  a US administrator and lawyer was born 13th of July.

 

1974 - Published a widely read and influential book on the law and economics of pollution control entitled People or Penguins: The Case for Optimal Pollution.

 

1981-1983 - Served as Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice.

 

1982 - Settled a seven-year-old case against AT&T with by far the largest breakup in the history of the Sherman Antitrust Act, splitting AT&T up into seven regional phone companies.

 

         - Dismissed as "without merit" a seemingly endless, thirteen-year-old suit against IBM.

 

Baxter is a speciest and maintains that non-human animals have no moral consideration on their own.

 

1998 - He died 27th of November.

 

 

 

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