DOJ Calls Apple's Bid To Ax E-Book Monitor 'Personal Attack'

Law360, Los Angeles (January 10, 2014, 4:46 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Justice hit back against Apple Inc. on Friday, calling the tech giant’s recent bid to disqualify the Goodwin Procter LLP attorney monitoring it after it allegedly plotted with publishers to fix e-book prices a “campaign of character assassination.”

The DOJ’s letter to U.S. District Judge Denise Cote comes just days after Apple said monitor Michael Bromwich’s impartiality may reasonably be questioned, challenging a “wholly inappropriate” declaration the monitor filed testifying about disputed evidentiary facts in support of the DOJ’s opposition to Apple’s...
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