Category Archives: Legal

Ex-DynCorp Worker Asks 5th Circ. To Rethink Venue Rejection

Ex-DynCorp Worker Asks 5th Circ. To Rethink Venue Rejection By Michael Macagnone Law360, Washington (August 10, 2016, 5:25 PM EDT) — A former DynCorp employee urged the full Fifth Circuit to reconsider a panel’s decision to reject class action allegations … Continue reading

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Subcontractor Sabotage Cost $74M, Suit Says

Subcontractor Sabotage Cost $74M, Suit Says By Jimmy Hoover Law360, Washington (July 18, 2016, 4:30 PM EDT) — A military support company hit its subcontractor with a $74 million lawsuit Friday in Virginia federal court for allegedly sabotaging the company’s … Continue reading

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Security Co. Fights Doc Request In Blackwater FCA Row

Security Co. Fights Doc Request In Blackwater FCA Row By Michael Macagnone Law360, Washington (September 9, 2016, 1:53 PM EDT) — Blackwater successor Academi on Thursday pushed back on expanded discovery of False Claims Act allegations that the company falsified … Continue reading

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Fourth Circuit Interprets Meaning of “Protected Activity” Under 2010 FCA Whistleblower Amendments

Fourth Circuit Interprets Meaning of “Protected Activity” Under 2010 FCA Whistleblower Amendments Blog Inside the FCA Bass, Berry & Sims PLC USA September 23 2016 The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit recently affirmed dismissal of an FCA … Continue reading

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False Claims that Don’t Violate the False Claims Act

False Claims that Don’t Violate the False Claims Act 9/27/2016 by Norman Tabler, Jr. Faegre Baker Daniels A recent Fourth Circuit decision answers this riddle, “How can a contractor knowingly submit a false claim to the government without violating the … Continue reading

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Civilian court-martial jurisdiction and United States v. Ali: a re-examination of the historical practice

Civilian court-martial jurisdiction and United States v. Ali: a re-examination of the historical practice

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PROCURING PROTECTION: USING THE FALSE CLAIMS TO COMBAT HUMAN TRAFFICKING BY GOVERNMENT CONTRACTORS

PROCURING PROTECTION: USING THE FALSE CLAIMS TO COMBAT HUMAN TRAFFICKING BY GOVERNMENT CONTRACTORS

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Jurisdiction over American private military contractors: the illusion of a loophole in the law and the reality of no oversight

Jurisdiction over American private military contractors: the illusion of a loophole in the law and the reality of no oversight

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Privatized Military Firms’ Impunity in Cases of Torture: A Crime of Humanity

Privatized Military Firms’ Impunity in Cases of Torture: A Crime of Humanity

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Regulating the New Privateers of the Twenty-First Century

Regulating the New Privateers of the Twenty-First Century

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