Month: May 2015

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Report: Whistleblower awards delayed by SEC backlog

Whistleblower qui tam claims backlog could discourage future tips A recent article by journalists Rachel Louise Ensign and Jean Eaglesham of The Wall Street Journal highlighted potentially serious delays plaguing the Security and Exchange Commission's (SEC) award system for whistleblowers.  According to article, an estimated 247 (83%) of the 297 award claims filed since 2011 […]
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Baltimore man free to pursue lawsuit against city’s police department

U.S. Supreme Court allows plaintiff to bring $15 million lawsuit This week, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled a Baltimore man, James Owens, may proceed with a $15 million lawsuit against the city of Baltimore’s police department and three of its officers for failing to disclose potentially exculpatory evidence.  Owens was convicted in 1987 of the rape […]
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