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SAIC verdict illustrates continued effort to crack down on conflicts of interest

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 30 2008

On July 31, 2008, a federal jury in the District of Columbia found that Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) violated the False Claims Act (FCA) by failing to disclose conflicts of interest that had the potential to bias its work as an advisor to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) on the development of rules governing the release and recycling of radioactive materials

Strand vs. Escambia County victory

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 30 2008

Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge won an unusual victory on a motion for rehearing and clarification in the Florida Supreme Court

Court rejects Quon decision; orders plaintiff to serve Rule 34 requests in lieu of subpoenas; requires City of Detroit to produce text messages

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 24 2008

In this case, the plaintiff was seeking text messages relating to its allegations that the City of Detroit avoided and delayed investigating a murder

Supreme Court preserves municipal bond market

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 15 2008

Like most other states, Kentucky exempts interest on bonds issued by in-state entities from state income taxes, while subjecting interest on bonds from other states to the Kentucky state income tax

Supreme Court denies overbroad public records request seeking all e-mails

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 14 2008

On September 25, 2008, the Supreme Court of Ohio ruled in favor of a public official who was asked to produce copies of all e-mails, text messages and written correspondence she sent or received from work and home over a period of time spanning approximately six months

Stevens ethics case raises issues with post-verdict charges

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 21 2008

What’s left of the case of the United States v. Theodore F. Stevens on felony false statement charges will be decided soon

O’Keefe revisited

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 24 2008

With the November elections fast approaching, it’s a perfect time to talk about governmental corruption

ABC, Inc, et al v Ritchie, et al

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 29 2008

ABC, The Associated Press, CNN, CBS, Fox News Network, and NBC sought a preliminary injunction barring Minnesota’s secretary of state and attorney general from enforcing a statute that restricts exit polling during an election

Federal judge again limits scope of West Virginia’s campaign speech restrictions

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 13 2008

On October 19, 2008, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia again granted a preliminary injunction sought by Wiley Rein attorneys on behalf of the Center for Individual Freedom

Lawyerlobbyist-client relationship: does confidentiality cover the engagement?

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 4 2008

In last month's bulletin, we considered the need for the lawyerlobbyist to specifically notify the client whether or not the protections of a clientlawyer relationship will exist in the engagement