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

  • Wiley Rein LLP
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  • 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
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  • USA
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  • 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
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  • USA
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  • 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

Balancing act municipality not negligent in enforcing by-law amidst private party dispute

  • WeirFoulds LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 10 2008

Recent court decision gives municipalities acting in good faith broad discretion in how by-law enforcement takes place

Supreme Court preserves municipal bond market

  • Jorden Burt LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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

The ‘expansive approach’ to freedom of information are the courts reining it in?

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 9 2008

Some broad themes have emerged from decisions on Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) cases, particularly decisions of the Information Tribunal

Collins J approves departure from Part 8 procedure for some public law cases in the Administrative Court

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 17 2008

Some public law disputes, including appeals under sections 287 and 288 Town & Country Planning Act 1990, are dealt with by the Administrative Court under CPR Part 8 rather than in judicial review proceedings under CPR Part 54

Stevens ethics case raises issues with post-verdict charges

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
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  • 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

St George v The Home Office

  • Kennedys Law LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 31 2008

The Claimant, then aged 29, was serving a 4-month sentence for theft in Brixton Prison