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  • Slideshow: AT&T, Time Warner CEOs Defend Merger

    By ALM staff

    AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson and Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes pitched their companies' $85B merger to U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee members on Wednesday.

  • Whistleblowers Win Key Ruling as Justices Reject Insurer's Case

    By Mike Scarcella

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday handed a big win to whistleblowers, ruling that a violation of the federal False Claims Act's secrecy requirement doesn’t automatically mean a complaint should be dismissed. The unanimous ruling, delivered by Justice Anthony Kennedy, upheld a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

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  • Some Federal Cases 'Shouldn't Be Filed,' Head of DOJ Criminal Division Says

    By C. Ryan Barber

    The head of the U.S. Justice Department's Criminal Division acknowledged Thursday that some federal prosecutors lack the experience and supervision to properly determine whether to bring charges, saying there are cases "that get filed that shouldn't be filed."

  • Fast-food CEO and Regulation Foe Andrew Puzder Is Trump Pick for DOL Chief

    By Rebekah Mintzer

    Fast-food executive and attorney Andrew Puzder, expected to be President-elect Donald Trump's nominee to lead the U.S. Labor Department, is a sharp critic of Obama administration regulations whose appointment could roll back efforts to expand corporate liability and raise worker wages.

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