Analysis

Sessions' History Is Short But Not Silent On Antitrust

Law360, New York (November 18, 2016, 5:41 PM EST) -- Sen. Jeff Sessions, R.-Ala., may be best known for his conservative stances on immigration and civil rights, but the former prosecutor and longtime lawmaker has waded into antitrust issues ranging from baseball's exemption to generic drug prices over the years.

President-elect Donald Trump on Friday announced Sessions as his pick to run the U.S. Department of Justice. Though Sessions has a long public service record ranging from serving as a U.S. attorney and state attorney general in Alabama to his nearly two decades in the Senate, he has little previous connection to the antitrust world.

"Jeff Sessions as U.S. attorney general...

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