DOJ Says AT&T Misled Court In Bid For February Trial Date

Law360, New York (December 6, 2017, 4:32 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Justice fired back Tuesday at AT&T's request for an expeditious trial challenging its $85.4 billion deal to purchase Time Warner, saying the telecom giant's motion was misleading.

The DOJ said in its motion to set a trial date that AT&T had relied on preliminary injunction cases brought by the Federal Trade Commission as its standard for evaluating the timeframe from complaint to trial, arguing that these types of cases have different evidentiary standards than full trials and the government should be granted...
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