Briefly alluded to last month in this space, S. 2041, sponsored by Grassley and Leahy, would substantially expand the federal qui tam bounty-hunting statute to encourage more suits by purported whistleblowers. Some analysis: Powell Goldstein PDF, CCH, Overcriminalized, Anne S. Kimbol (U. of Houston, PDF).
"False Claims Act Corrections Act"
- An employee's revenge
- Roundup, July 18
- Around the web, March 1
- Breaking: N.D. Ohio court finds false marking statute unconstitutional
- "New Breed of Patent Claim Bedevils Product Makers"
- "Whistle-Blowers' Experiences in Fraud Litigation against Pharmaceutical Companies"
- Trial Lawyers, Inc.: K Street -- Federal Government Relations (I)
- Hanging out in Maui with the litigation industry
- In California, advice on more remunerative litigation
- Bounty-hunters' paradise?
- Examiner on whistleblower law
- "Obama signs bill amending False Claims Act"
- WSJ on banana-worker-suit scandal
- Northrop Grumman qui tam settlement
- House Judiciary: A full array of expanded litigation and prosecution