Supreme Court Decision on Public Info Ban

 

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The issue of the case before the Supreme Court falls under the scope of whether documents and information that are publicly available from the state and local level should be allowed to form the basis of qui tam suits. There is a ban on information that is publicly available, but the 4th Circuit, who earlier heard the case, found that the ban only applies to public information from Federal agencies.

Read more:

http://www.mainjustice.com/2009/12/07/supreme-court-ponders-scope-of-whistleblower-cases/

http://www.lawmemo.com/supreme/case/GrahamCounty/

 
 
 

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