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Posted 1 year ago in Consumer Law Government Litigation by Michele Bowman  
DOJ Challenge to AA-US Airways Merger May Not Be Pro-Consumer

Concerned that a proposed merger of US Airways and American Airlines would decrease competition and increase prices for consumers, the Department of Justice is challenging the $11-billion merger in court. But the move may not be as pro-consumer as it looks.   Merger Blues Joined by six state attorneys general, as well as the District of Columbia, the DOJ on Aug. 13 filed a civil antitrust suit in federal court in D.C., seeking to enjoin, or stop, the merger. “[T]he …

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Posted 1 year ago in Traveling Your Personal Rights by Larry Bodine  
Your Legal Rights While Traveling

Lawyers.com Editor-in-Chief Larry Bodine addresses About.com writer David Kelly’s questions on how to avoid legal problems when traveling. The About.com article republished below is the first of a two-part series, in which Larry answers legal questions relating to your trips abroad. Today’s Q&A outlines your basic legal rights. Tomorrow, we’ll post the second article. It delves into what happens if you find yourself in legal trouble in a foreign country. “Legal Tips for Business Travel”  By David Kelly, About.com Guide …

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