Enforcement of Antitrust Laws Can't Be Enforced Due to Cuts
NEW YORK (AP) - The Justice Department cannot adequately enforce federal antitrust laws because of budget cuts that have reduced funding and staffing, an American Bar Association panel said in a report released Wednesday.
The 15-member panel's report also called on Bush administration officials to end ``rhetoric'' that some existing antitrust laws are outdated and shouldn't be enforced.
``. . .the task force members uniformly believe that the antitrust division's core mission - to preserve competitive markets - cannot be carried out at the current reduced levels of staffing and resources,'' read the 59-page report.
The report was submitted to the …
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