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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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Current Issue

Public Contract Law Journal
Volume 45 Number 3
Spring 2016


Suspensions, Debarments, and Sanctions: A Comparative Guide to United States and World Bank Exclusion Mechanisms
Nathaniel E. Castellano

Risk and Expectation in Exclusion from Public Procurement: Understanding Market Access and Harmonization Between the European Union and the United States
Sati Harutyunyan


How Free Trade Agreements Can Improve Anti-Corruption Enforcement: A Case Study of the United States and Colombia
Amy Novak Fuentes

What About Energy? Why Public-Private Partnerships Are Not Used in the Energy Sector and Whether They Should Be
Jacob Yaniero

The COFC Pre-Award Protest Timeliness Rules:
Exactly Where We Want To Be

Emily Blake

Taxation Roulette: Examining the Unpredictability of the Afghan Business Tax for U.S. Government Contractors
Anthony Bizien

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