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  • January 13, 2017

    DOJ, FTC Update Int'l Antitrust Enforcement Guidelines

    The U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission on Friday announced updates to a 22-year-old set of guidelines for international enforcement of U.S. antitrust laws, which shed new light on how federal agencies cooperate with their foreign counterparts during investigations.

  • January 13, 2017

    Immigration Bill Roundup: Extending Work Protection, Fence

    Members of the 115th Congress introduced immigration-related bills in the past week that included measures to temporarily allow young unauthorized immigrants to work in the U.S. and authorize federal officials to continue building a physical barrier on the nation’s southern border.

  • January 13, 2017

    Longtime US Atty Expected To Become DOJ Second-In-Command

    U.S. Attorney Rod Rosenstein of Maryland, one of a few Senate-confirmed federal prosecutors to have served under both Republican and Democratic administrations, is a frontrunner to become deputy attorney general, a source familiar with the transition said Friday.

  • January 13, 2017

    Cable Group Pushes FCC's Pai On Broadband Deployment

    The American Cable Association has registered its views on the bidding process for funds to expand broadband in rural areas with the office of senior Republican Federal Communications Commissioner Ajit Pai, recommending a method that maximizes provider participation.

  • January 13, 2017

    High Court To Weigh Murky Crime-Of-Violence Definition

    The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday in an immigration dispute over whether part of the definition for a "crime of violence" is unconstitutionally vague, and experts say the case could both remove a deportation tool and open the door for future challenges to criminal provisions in immigration law.

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