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The Immigration Decision: Who Wins, Who Loses?

Federalism & Separation of Powers Practice Group Teleforum Thursday, May 28, 12:00 PMFederalist Society Teleforum Conference Call

On Tuesday, May 26, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals denied a request from federal government lawyers to overturn a lower court injunction, and to thereby allow President Barack Obama's immigration actions to go into effect pending appeal. What now are the legal effects of the President’s immigration actions? What are the possible next steps in the litigation? These and other questions will be answered on this Teleforum Conference call.

  • Dr. John C. Eastman, Henry Salvatori Professor of Law & Community Service, Chapman University School of Law

The False Claims Act Meets the Wartime Suspension of Limitations Act: Kellogg Brown & Root Services, Inc., v. U.S.

Corporations, Securities & Antitrust Practice Group Teleforum Friday, May 29, 03:00 PMFederalist Society Teleforum Conference Call

In a complicated case that involves both the False Claim Act (FCA) and the Wartime Suspension of Limitations Act (WSLA), on May 26, 2015, the Supreme Court reached a unanimous decision – the WSLA applies only to criminal offenses, and the FCA’s first-to-file bar keeps new claims out of court only while related claims are still alive, not in perpetuity. But in a case that involved “a remarkable sequence of dismissals and filings,” what are the real-world implications of the decision?

  • Christopher A. Bowen, Associate, Arent Fox LLP
  • Marcia G. Madsen, Partner, Mayer Brown

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