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Senate Committee Reviewing Citizen Whistleblower Act

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· Story link The Senate Judiciary Committee wants to fix the False Claims Act, a federal law that allows citizen…

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The Senate Judiciary Committee wants to fix the False Claims Act, a federal law that allows citizen whistleblowers to police government contractors and sue on behalf of the federal government if they have knowledge of any fraud. The committee is concerned about a serious backlog of cases andrecent court decisions dismissing cases on “legal technicalities.” (3/6/08)