Yesterday the Sixth Circuit granted two petitions for review in The State of Tennessee et al. v. FCC and issued its opinion reversing the FCC’s order
On June 7, 2011, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam signed new legislation into law that threatens employers with the suspension of their business license if they fail to comply with certain immigration-related requirements.
Tennessee’s healthcare spendingmore than $3.7 billion in state dollars annuallycomprises nearly 40 percent of all state general fund expenditures, more than any other category except education.
The federal court in the Western District of Tennessee, a court in the Sixth Circuit, held as a matter of first impression that self-reporting to the government of failures to comply with federal law does not constitute a "public disclosure" which could bar a lawsuit brought by a relator under the False Claims Act.