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Blog Post: The Telecommunications Act of 1996 Employed 1000 Lawyers for A Decade


By Scott Wallsten
February 8, 2016

February 8, 2016 is the 20th anniversary of the 1996 Telecommunications Act, whose primary goal was creating a “procompetitive, deregulatory framework.” In this blog post, I consider one indicator near and dear to Washington, DC: How did it affect lawyers? (And what might that answer say about how well the Act met its goals?)

Read more here: https://techpolicyinstitute.org/2016/02/08/the-telecommunications-act-of-1996-employed-1000-lawyers-for-a-decade/