Whistleblower lawsuits make it to the Supreme Court

Thursday - 12/3/2009, 11:40am EST

Bill Bransford

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The Supreme Court took up the issue of whistleblowers this week. The case is testing the strength of the False Claims Act which allows citizens who discover fraud in a federal program to sue the government and collect some of the damages. Bill Bransford is a partner at Shaw, Bransford, and Roth.