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President and Founder

Geoffrey A. Manne is president and founder of the International Center for Law and Economics (ICLE), a nonprofit, nonpartisan research center based in Portland, Oregon. He is also a distinguished fellow at Northwestern University’s Center on Law, Business, and Economics. Previously he taught at Lewis & Clark Law School. Prior to teaching, Manne practiced antitrust law at Latham & Watkins, clerked for Hon. Morris S. Arnold on the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, and worked as a research assistant for Judge Richard Posner. He was also once (very briefly) employed by the FTC. Manne holds AB & JD degrees from the University of Chicago.


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Presentations & Interviews

GEOFFREY MANNE on Platforms as Common Carriers

ICLE President Geoffrey Manne took part in a virtual panel discussion hosted by the Federalist Society on whether common carrier regulations could and should be used to constrain the moderation decisions of digital platforms. The full video is embedded below.