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Public Contract Law Journal, the quarterly scholarly publication of the ABA Public Contract Law Section, is committed to the publication articles that present analysis and insight into issues affecting the broad scope of public contract law and procurement at the federal, state, and municipal levels. The Journal stands within the legal community as a focal point for the examination of timely legal issues confronting the public contract community.

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Public Contract Law Journal
Volume 44 Number 4
Summer 2015



Federal Circuit Year-in-Review 2014: Where the Rubber Meets the Road
Daniel P. Graham, Brian G. Walsh, Tara L. Ward, Tyler E. Robinson, Collin D. Swan, and Gary S. Ward

Millionaire Protectors--Adjusting the New Rules for the Federal Government Overseas Private Security Contractor Procurement System
Todd Jason Hanks

Beans, Bullets, and Bribery: United States ex rel. Vavra v. Kellogg Brown & Root, Inc. and Expanded Prime Contractor Liability
Nick Batter

A Balancing Act: State Participation in Free Trade Agreements with "Sub-Central" Procurement Obligations
Scott Sheffler

Capacity Building in Public Procurement: Burma/Myanmar--A Case Study
Christopher Yukins & James Ruairi Macdonald


Building a Successful E-Procurement System in the United States: Lessons from the South Korean System
Chan Young Baek

Controlling Contracting Fraud: The False Claims Act Pleading Standard and Its Implications for Fraud in the New Health Care System
Samuel Long

Stopping the Limitation of Funds Clause's Negative Effects on Contractors Following a Government Shutdown
Chautney McMillian


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