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United States files False Claims, Anti-Kickback Acts suit against contractors at DOE’s Savannah River facility

On February 14, the Department of Justice announced that it was suing several contractors at the Department of Energy’s Savannah River facility in Georgia, over a subcontractor’s kickbacks paid to an employee of the contractor. According to DOJ’s press release: … Continue reading

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United States published patent application 20190050629, SELECTIVE IDENTITY RECOGNITION UTILIZING OBJECT TRACKING

The background section of the Amazon application states Multimedia content such as video content is used in multiple settings and presents many difficult challenges in the context of video processing, such as recognizing and identifying objects moving through the multimedia … Continue reading

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Washington College of Law Post-Argument Discussion of Return Mail Inc. v. United States Postal Service

As part of its ongoing Supreme Court series, the American University Washington College of Law Program on Information Justice & Intellectual Property will be hosting a post-argument discussion on the Return Mail Inc. v. United States Postal Service case from … Continue reading

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United stockholder loses challenge to ex-CEO’s severance

By Anne Sherry, J.D. A stockholder’s demand on the full board of United Airlines that it claw back severance paid to ousted CEO Jeffery Smisek did not concede the disinterestedness or independence of the special committee that rejected that demand. … Continue reading

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Rose, Kubiciel, & Landwehr: The United Nations Convention Against Corruption: A Commentary

Cecily Rose (Leiden Univ. – Grotius Centre for International Law), Michael Kubiciel (Universität Augsburg – Law), & Oliver Landwehr (UN Office on Drugs and Crime) have published The United Nations Convention Against Corruption: A Commentary (Oxford Univ. Press 2019). Here's … Continue reading

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