A decade ago, the government told the real estate industry to start sharing its data. What has that meant for competition?
Telecom giant AT&T’s $85 billion bid for Time Warner has, depending on who you ask, been held up by legitimate antitrust concerns, or by politics. President Donald Trump has spoken out against the merger since his campaign days, and yesterday, when Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified before the House Judiciary Committee, he ducked the question […]
The Trump administration is going back to the “tough on crime” policies of the 1980s and ’90s. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has ordered federal prosecutors to bring charges that carry heavy penalties – sometimes mandatory minimum sentences. This is a roll-back of Obama administration rules telling prosecutors not to charge nonviolent drug offenders with crimes that […]
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has ordered the Department of Justice to take a close look at consent decrees in place at police departments across the country. They’re agreements a local police department signs on to after the department’s civil rights division investigates its policing practices, often in the wake of a high-profile shooting or […]
Homeland Security is evaluating the use of contractors for immigrant detention centers.
'Groundhog Day' helps explain the new method the government may be using to hack into the device.
After the Justice Department announced a $175 million settlement with Wells Fargo for alleged discrimination against thousands of African American and Hispanic borrowers, the bank looks to cease operations with independent mortgage brokers, whom they blame for the prejudicial lending.