Chris Sagers, the James A. Thomas Professor of Law, spoke with the Wall Street Journal today on breaking news in the Justice Department’s closely watched challenge to the merger of AT&T and Time Warner, Inc. The Journal uncovered AT&T’s apparent intent to call Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim as a witness in the case. The move may signal a plan to challenge the suit as an improperly discriminatory action against the firm for criticism of the Trump Administration by CNN, a Time Warner asset. You can read the article here.
Sagers was also quoted recently in Bloomberg story carried in the San Francisco Chronicle, Forbes, Crain’s Cleveland, and other outlets. He discussed Ohio v. American Express, in which the Supreme Court will consider antitrust claims against American Express. Sagers was signatory to an amicus brief in the case supporting plaintiff Ohio and the other plaintiff states.