Judicial

Trouble in tv land

The facts of the case read like a “made for TV” movie.  Cable TV giant Comcast, which owns the NBC television network, plays “hard ball” with WHDH-TV, Boston (Channel 7) owner Ed Ansin for over a year and refuses to negotiate his station’s...

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The beer industry needs a tough merger cop

The Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division (DOJ) is currently investigating Anheuser-Bush InBev SA/NV’s (ABI) acquisition of SABMiller plc (SABMiller), the largest beer merger in history, as well as...

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Time for a broad approach to clemency

Despite growing national discussion on criminal justice reform, Weldon Angelos sits in a federal prison serving out his 55-year prison term. Angelos was convicted in 2004 for three marijuana sales to an undercover agent totaling about $1,000...

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Fate of millions of immigrants rests with Supreme Court

Last month, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in U.S. v. Texas.  The case, based on a lawsuit filed against the federal government by the State of Texas, will weigh in on the legality of President Obama’s executive actions...

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Zubik v. Burwell: A win for women and religious liberty

This week the Supreme Court issued an opinion in Zubik v. Burwell, the latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act’s birth control mandate, remanding the issue to lower courts and instructing them to find a compromise that accommodates...

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