False Claims Act

The 78th annual Ames Moot Court Competition is presided over by a panel of judges including 1961 Harvard Law school graduate… read more

The 78th annual Ames Moot Court Competition is presided over by a panel of judges including 1961 Harvard Law school graduate Kennedy. The fictional case argued by teams of students is United States of America ex rel. Douglas Dale vs. Tech Corp. The case was written by former U.S. Solicitor General Charles Fried and concerns the constitutionality of a 1985 amendment to the False Claims Act that is intended to encourage private citizens to sue on behalf of the U.S. government. In the case, a reporter sued a company for defrauding the government. close

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False Claims Act

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Program ID:
10414-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Moot Court
Location:
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Dec 23, 1989
Last Aired:
Dec 26, 1989

Airing Details

  • Dec 23, 1989 | 7:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 24, 1989 | 12:00am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 24, 1989 | 6:29am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 24, 1989 | 11:34am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 24, 1989 | 4:13pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 26, 1989 | 10:53pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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