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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 43 Number 4
Summer 2014


GAO-COFC Concurrent Bid Protest Jurisdiction: Are Two Fora Too Many?
James W. Nelson

Transaction Management: A Systemic Approach to Procurement Reform
Aaron S. Ralph

War Claims and Private Security Contractors: The Strategic and Regulatory Benefits of Paying Host-Nation Claims Against U.S. Contractors
Steven M. Siegel

CICA Stay Overrides at the Court of Federal Claims: What Government Contractors Need to Know
Cameron S. Hamrick and Michelle E. Litteken


Intellectual Property in an Emerging Commercial Spaceflight Market: Taking Advantage of Other Transaction Authority to Keep Pace with Changing Commercial Practices
R. Locke Bell

Reining in Tax-Delinquent Contractors: How to Increase the Effectiveness of the Federal Acquisition Regulation and the Contracting and Tax Accountability Act
David Sessions

Moot Court

Six-Year Statute of Limitations and Cost Reasonableness: The 2014 McKenna Long & Aldridge "Gilbert A. Cuneo" Government Contracts Moot Court Competition
Viriginia Braga, Allison Geewax, Christopher Bell, Gregory Matherne, Matthew Heck, and R. Locke Bell

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