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Justice Dept looking into e-book sales practices – 2011-12-08

The Justice Department is looking into possible anticompetitive practices involving e-book sales. A department spokeswoman says that Sharis Pozen, the acting head of the antitrust division, confirmed the inquiry at a hearing before a House Judiciary subcommittee.
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Justice Department confirms investigation of e-book industry

The U.S. Justice Department's antitrust arm said it was looking into potentially unfair pricing practices by electronic booksellers, joining European regulators and state attorneys general in a... | L.A. Times – 2011-12-08

Justice Department investigates e-book pricing

The U.S. Justice Department joins state prosecutors and European regulators in a probe of possibly 'anticompetitive practices involving e-book sales.'The U.S. Justice Department's antitrust arm said... | L.A. Times – 2011-12-08

Justice Sotomayor aims to inspire by writing memoir

Reuters - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor will write a "coming-of-age memoir" detailing her modest immigrant upbringing in New York to her appointment as the first Hispanic to serve on... | Reuters – 2010-07-12

Justice Dept. Criticizes Latest Google Book Deal

While the Justice Department did not explicitly urge a rejection of the deal, its opposition on copyright, class action and antitrust grounds is a setback for Google. | New York Times – 2010-02-08

Justice Dept says Google books deal troubled

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Changes that Google Inc and the Authors Guild made to an ambitious plan to create a massive online library were inadequate because they fail to address antitrust and copyright... | Reuters – 2010-02-05

Justice Department Says It Still Has Problems with Revised Google Settlement

The Department of Justice said Thursday evening that despite progress made in limiting the scope of the original Google Book Search settlement the revised deal still raises class certification,... | Publishers Wekly – 2010-02-04

Justice Department to Attend Detroit Reporter's Hearing Wednesday

The U.S. Justice Department is sending lawyers to a Detroit courtroom Wednesday for an unusual hearing to determine whether a newspaper reporter should be held in contempt for refusing to identify... | Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-10

Justice Department preparing Apple iBooks antitrust lawsuit

The Justice Department is reportedly preparing to go after Apple, Simon & Schuster, Hachette, Penguin, Macmillan and HarperCollins following its investigation into alleged e-book price-rigging.... | Engadget – 2012-03-08

Apple, five book publishers face Justice Department lawsuit over e-book pricing

The Justice Department has warned Apple and five of the biggest U.S. publishers that it plans to sue them, accusing them of colluding to raise the prices of electronic books, the Wall Street Journal... | San Jose Mercury News – 2012-03-08

Justice Department formally charges Apple, big five publishers in e-book price fixing case (update)

The Justice Department has formally decided to sue Apple, Hachette, HarperCollins, Macmillian, Penguin and Simon & Schuster over alleged e-book price-rigging. Apple and Macmillian have already... | Engadget – 2012-04-11

The Justice Department Just Made Jeff Bezos Dictator For Life

The government's antitrust suit against Apple and five publishers will make Amazon more powerful than ever in publishing | The Atlantic – 2012-04-13

Justice Department slams Apple, refuses to modify e-book settlement

The Justice Department filed its response today to the 868 public comments it received in response to a controversial settlement related to alleged price-fixing by Apple and major publishers. The... | GigaOM – 2012-07-23

Media Decoder Blog: After Public Comments, Justice Department Defends Action Against Publishers

After receiving 868 comments since it filed suit against Apple and five publishers in April, the government said it had "provided an effective and appropriate remedy'' for the alleged antitrust... | The New York Times – 2012-07-23

AUDIO: Can a film ever do a book justice?

Crime writer Peter James told BBC Radio 5 live he would not blindly trust a producer to turn a book of his into a film. | BBC News – 2012-10-10

DC Comics brings a veritable justice league of titles to Kindle, iBooks and Nook Stores

Not that there's been any lack of ways to get Batman or Supes on your chosen tablet, between Comixology and the devoted DC app, but if you happened to need on more, the publisher announced today that... | Engadget – 2012-11-08

Justice Department, Penguin Reach Settlement on E-Book Pricing

The Justice Department said today it had reached a settlement with Penguin Group (USA), one of six companies it had accused of conspiring to raise prices of e-books. The agreement, if approved by the... | AllThingsD – 2012-12-19

Penguin settles with Department of Justice in ebook pricing case

Penguin, which is merging with Random House, has settled with the Department of Justice in the ebook pricing lawsuit, which alleges that Apple and publishers conspired to set ebook prices. Penguin... | GigaOM – 2012-12-19

Justice Dept settles e-book case with Macmillan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government has reached a proposed settlement with Holtzbrinck Publishers LLC, which does business as Macmillan, one of five major book publishers that allegedly conspired with... | – 2013-02-08

Between the Lines: Diverse reading list from Supreme Court Justice Kennedy

In March, Sacramento native Anthony Kennedy came home for the dedication of a library named in his honor. The U.S. Supreme Court justice looked on proudly as a wing of the Sacramento federal... | SacBee – 2013-07-14

John Grisham calls for justice for Guantánamo Bay detainees

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Justice Department scolds Apple while seeking lighter e-book penalties

Even as federal antitrust lawyers proposed a slight reduction in their proposed penalties in the Apple e-book case, they stepped up their criticism of the company for continuing to insist it did... | Los Angeles Times – 2013-08-23

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Justice Department opposes company requests to publish surveillance statistics

The U.S. Department of Justice has opposed requests by Facebook, Google, Microsoft and other companies to publish the number of surveillance requests they receive from the National Security Agency... | PC World – 2013-10-02

Lord Justice Leveson faces standoff with MPs over press regulation

Judge's refusal to enter debate in Lords evidence sets him up for potential clash with Commons select committee on WednesdayLord Justice Leveson is facing a standoff with MPs after he repeatedly... | Guardian – 2013-10-09

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer Celebrates Marcel Proust

The New York Review of Books 50th anniversary edition of 'Swann's Way' features an interview with Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer celebrating Proust's book. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-10-24

Justice Department defends Apple monitor in e-books case

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A bitter battle between Apple Inc and a lawyer appointed to monitor its compliance with a court antitrust ruling escalated on Monday, as the U.S. government and the monitor both... | Reuters – 2013-12-31

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EU Court of Justice: hyperlinks to copyrighted content are legal, if both sites let users see it for free

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Justice Department 'won't force' journalist James Risen to reveal source

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