Department of Justice officials announced Monday that they were swooping in to protect Americans from economic predators by fighting for our right to watch “Game of Thrones.” The prosecutors’ target is AT&T’s proposed merger with Time Warner. But like “Game of Thrones,” the government’s lawsuit...
DoJ looking for a case of "pure fraud" to prosecute, according to former crypto "tsar." SEC has already taken action and scrutiny of the initial coin offering space is intensifying globally. LONDON — The US Department of Justice (DoJ)...Show More Summary
The FBI and the ATF will review whether the military and other federal agencies are properly reporting information to the national gun background check database, the Justice Department announced Wednesday.
A Democratic lawmaker wants to examine the abrupt resignation of a prominent Department of Justice official with connections to the special counsel’s Russia investigation. … charges. “President Trump’s reported demand for his resignation, the sudden nature of its timing, its proximity...
(Paul Mirengoff) The Department of Justice is investigating Harvard University’s use of race in undergraduate admissions. It has also warned Harvard that it is out of compliance with federal civil rights law because it has not provided documents the department requested. Show More Summary
“Comcast and Disney are staying focused on the prospect of bidding for key 21st Century Fox assets despite the concern about the climate for media mergers raised by the Justice Department’s decision to fight the $85 billion union of AT&T...
The Justice Department on Tuesday charged a part-time Iranian government hacker with infiltrating HBO and trying to extort the company, a move that comes amid allegations the charges were rushed to bolster President Donald Trump’s case against Tehran. The man, Behzad Mesri, is charged with orchestrating the high-profile hack of the premium cable channel earlier […]
The Justice Department and Federal Communications Commission delivered two significant decisions that impact AT&T's future. Did the company just get two wins in a single week?
The future of AT&T could be shaped by two big decisions in Washington this week, with the Justice Department suing the telecom giant on Monday to block its $85 billion purchase of Time Warner and the Federal Communications Commission announcing a plan Tuesday to roll back net neutrality rules, handing a big win to Internet providers. […]
On Monday, the Department of Justice sued to block AT&T’s acquisition of Time Warner, alleging that the merger would hinder competition in violation of federal antitrust law. The DOJ had reportedly warned AT&T that it would need to sell either Turner Broadcasting—CNN’s parent company—or DirecTV to receive approval for the merger. Show More Summary
The Justice Department cited a 2015 lawsuit alleging the university discriminates against Asian-American applicants.
The Latest on Gov. Scott Walker ordering the state Department of Justice to represent Tony Evers in a lawsuit alleging Evers is illegally writing education policy without consulting the governor … Click to Continue »
Still, "it remains to be seen if the Department of Justice is dissuaded by court rulings" like this one. by Sydney Brownstone A protest against the detention of DACA recipient Daniel Ramirez Medina, a 23-year-old DREAMer, who was picked up by ICE near Seattle in March. Show More Summary
Looks like the Department of Justice is getting ready to boot more immigrants who lied about being sex offenders against minors. They initiated proceedings yesterday to strip them of citizenship.
The Justice Department’s new antitrust chief, Makan Delrahim, needed just seven weeks to land himself in the middle of the biggest antitrust case in 20 years.
Republican Gov. Scott Walker ordered the state Department of Justice on Wednesday to represent schools Superintendent Tony Evers in a lawsuit alleging Evers is illegally writing education regulations without Walker's … Click to Continue »
The Department of Justice is investigating Harvard University’s admissions practices under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal that confirms previous indications that the Jeff Sessions–led DOJ would challenge affirmative action policies meant to increase diversity at elite universities. Show More Summary
Investment bankers are nervous that the effort to block AT&T’s takeover of Time Warner will cool a hot market for mergers and acquisitions.
David McAtee II, AT&T's general counsel, said in a statement: "Today's DOJ lawsuit is a radical and inexplicable departure from decades of antitrust precedent. Vertical mergers like this one are routinely approved because they benefit consumers without removing any competitor from the market. Show More Summary