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The Big Picture: DOJ Fails To Halt AT&T's Time Warner Deal

Law360 (April 20, 2018, 1:12 PM EDT) -- A D.C. federal judge has rejected the U.S. Department of Justice’s arguments that AT&T’s planned purchase of Time Warner would hurt competition and drive up consumer costs, dealing a major blow to the government’s first court challenge of a vertical merger in decades.

Here, Law360 looks at how we got here, the key issues and highlights of the case.

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