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College admissions scandal brings federal class action lawsuit

Erica Olsen was seemingly a highly qualified candidate when she applied for admission to Yale University a couple years. Ditto that for Kalea Woods and her application materials submitted to the University of Southern California. Neither Olsen nor Woods got into their first-choice schools, although they were subsequently admitted to prestigious Stanford University, where they […]

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Government Fraud-Linked Legislation has Serious Staying Power

Many happy returns. Kudos to the federal False Claims Act, which just celebrated its 156th birthday. The FCA was enacted as law during the Civil War in 1863 to address fraud committed by military contractors and other parties doing business with the federal government. It has obviously endured, with proven effectiveness that has progressively increased […]

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A Few Noteworthy Points Renew DOJ Chief and Whistleblowing Law

It’s not just an open book. It’s more like a broken record marked by constant echoes. Those would be utterances from William Barr’s past, which are now getting a big revisit in the whistleblowing universe commensurate with Barr’s recent rise to the helm as the U.S. Department of Justice Attorney General. Barr’s arrival – he […]