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Federal and state authorities are creatively using the Defense Production Act (“DPA”), state anti-price gouging and consumer protection statutes, and antitrust laws to go after alleged price gougers and hoarders. This article, the final in our series on anti-hoarding and price gouging enforcement efforts, takes a look at various ways businesses can avoid liability. The Laws Are Unconstitutionally Vague Generally, laws may be declared unconstitutionally vague for two reasons. First, because they fail to provide… Continue Reading Avoiding Liability For Hoarding and Price Gouging During the COVID-19 Pandemic