Daily Archives: October 26, 2013

EXPEDIENCY AT THE EXPENSE OF GOVERNMENTAL PROPRIETY: PERSONAL SERVICE CONTRACTORS IN THE PROCUREMENT OFFICE

[Translate] EXPEDIENCY AT THE EXPENSE OF GOVERNMENTAL PROPRIETY: PERSONAL SERVICE CONTRACTORS IN THE PROCUREMENT OFFICE Moorhouse, William Charles. Public Contract Law Journal 41.4 (Summer 2012): 917-955. Abstract (summary) Government outsourcing has made almost unavoidable the potential for improper personal services … Continue reading

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MAKE TRANSPARENCY YOUR BUSINESS: THE FEDERAL AWARDEE PERFORMANCE AND INTEGRITY INFORMATION SYSTEM AND ITS FMPLICATIONS FOR CONTRACTORS

[Translate] MAKE TRANSPARENCY YOUR BUSINESS: THE FEDERAL AWARDEE PERFORMANCE AND INTEGRITY INFORMATION SYSTEM AND ITS FMPLICATIONS FOR CONTRACTORS Stanley, Jacquelyn L. Public Contract Law Journal 41.3 (Spring 2012): 685-702. Abstract (summary) Initially a government-only oversight initiative, the Federal Awardee Performance … Continue reading

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Deputizing Homeland Security

[Translate] Deputizing Homeland Security Michaels, Jon D. Texas Law Review 88.7 (Jun 2010): 1435-1473. Abstract (summary) In the wake of the attacks of Sep 11, 2001, private actors have come to occupy a remarkably prominent place in efforts to identify … Continue reading

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The Future of U.S. Intelligence Outsourcing

[Translate] The Future of U.S. Intelligence Outsourcing Krishnan, Armin. The Brown Journal of World Affairs18.1 (Fall 2011): 195-211.  Abstract (summary) Intelligence outsourcing has gone too far in terms of overall contribution and scope and should be scaled back inasmuch as … Continue reading

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THE BATTLEFIELD PREEMPTION DOCTRINE: PREEMPTING TORT CLAIMS AGAINST CONTRACTORS ON THE BATTLEFIELD TO PRESERVE FEDERAL INTERESTS IN WARTIME MATTERS

[Translate] THE BATTLEFIELD PREEMPTION DOCTRINE: PREEMPTING TORT CLAIMS AGAINST CONTRACTORS ON THE BATTLEFIELD TO PRESERVE FEDERAL INTERESTS IN WARTIME MATTERS Tabriz, Sonia. Public Contract Law Journal42.3 (Spring 2013): 629-648. Abstract (summary) The battlefield preemption doctrine stems from the combatant activities … Continue reading

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EXPORTING U.S. TAX DOLLARS AND CONTROL: NATION-BUILDING AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR PUBLIC CONTRACTING

[Translate] EXPORTING U.S. TAX DOLLARS AND CONTROL: NATION-BUILDING AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR PUBLIC CONTRACTING Manteghi, Parisa J. Public Contract Law Journal41.1 (Fall 2011): 109-128. Abstract (summary) On Jul 25, 2010, the Web site WikiLeaks disclosed what it titled the “Afghan … Continue reading

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When Few Stood against Many: Explaining Executive Outcomes’ Victory in the Sierra Leonean Civil War

[Translate] Defence Studies Volume 13, Issue 2, 2013 When Few Stood against Many: Explaining Executive Outcomes’ Victory in the Sierra Leonean Civil War By Scott Fitzsimmonsa* In November 1996, one of Africa’s cruelest insurgent leaders, Foday Sankoh, conceded defeat and … Continue reading

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Private Military Contractors Government Transparency Media Essay

[Translate] Private Military Contractors Government Transparency Media Essay The 1990s set a new stage for military action. A global market for military services rapidly developed. As Singer mentioned, the age-old practices of mercenaries developed in a corporate evolution of private … Continue reading

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