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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 2
Winter 2016



The Inchoate Mistake: Demystifying the Defense
Department’s Competition Problem

Samuel Mark Borowski

Moot Court: The Severin Doctrine and the Forfeiture
of Fraudulent Claims Act: The 2015 McKenna Long &
Aldridge “Gilbert A. Cuneo” Government Contracts
Moot Court Competition

Ana Victoria Hubickey, Sylvia Yi, Alexandra Barbee,
and Kathryn Thornton


Not by Benevolence Alone: The Use of Project Sukuk
to Finance Public-Private Partnerships in Saudi Arabia

Krista Mancini

Freezing the Footprint While Keeping Government
Contracts Hot: Legislative Action Needed to Address
Federal Real Property Management

Aimee L. Rider

Five Years In: A Review of the Women-Owned Small
Business Federal Contract Program

Rachel N. Herrington

When Access Isn’t Equal: Enforcing the Medicaid Equal
Access Provision in Medicaid Managed Care Contracts

Alexandra Barbee


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