Tag Archives: 2017

Department of Justice announces $2.8 billion in fraud recoveries for fiscal year 2018; down 25% from 2017

On December 21, the Department of Justice announced that during 2018, it had recovered more than $2.8 billion under the False Claims Act. This total was approximately 25% lower than in the prior fiscal year, and breaks a long string … Continue reading

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Why is this Acceptable? 2017 and 2018 Romaine E. coli Outbreaks in the United States and Canada

Total Sick – 350Hospitalized – 162Kidney Failure – 31Deaths – 7 In 2017 in Canada, a total, of 42 cases of E. coli O157 illness were reported in five eastern provinces: Ontario (8), Quebec (15), New Brunswick (5), Nova Scotia … Continue reading

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Article on Estate Law–Balancing the Competing Interests of Efficiency, Finality, and Freedom of Disposition in Ancillary Administration Proceedings: Lon V. Smith Foundation v. Devon Energy Corp., 2017 WY 121, 403 P.3d 997 (Wyo. 2017)

Kaylee Harmon recently published a Case Note entitled, Estate Law–Balancing the Competing Interests of Efficiency, Finality, and Freedom of Disposition in Ancillary Administration Proceedings: Lon V. Smith Foundation v. Devon Energy Corp, 2017 WY 121, 403 P.3d 997 (Wyo. 2017),… … Continue reading

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Victim of the 2017 Krewe of Endymion Parade Crash in New Orleans Files Suit Against the At-Fault Driver

Mardi Gras is normally a time of great fun and frivolity in New Orleans. That joyous atmosphere was dampened in 2017, though, when a drunk driver plowed into a Mid-Town crowd watching the Krewe of Endymion parade. That crash sent … Continue reading

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Comments at NTA plenary session on fiscal policy after the 2017 act and the 2018 midterm elections

Today at 10:15 am, the National Tax Association's 111th annual meeting had a "plenary session" on the topic of Fiscal Policy After the Midterm Elections. The law prof on the panel was originally scheduled to be Michael Graetz, but he got trapped … Continue reading

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