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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 3
Spring 2014


Reading The Dream Machine: The Untold Story of the Notorious V-22 Osprey by Richard Whittle, in Light of the Defense Acqusition Performance Study
Steven L. Schooner and Nathaniel E. Castellano 


Interested, but Not Injured: The Compromised Status of Qui Tam Plaintiffs Under the Amended False Claims Act and the Return of the Citizen Suit
A.G. Harmon

The False Claims Act and Data Rights: What Plaintiffs' Lawyers Need to Know but Do Not Want to Hear
W. Jay DeVecchio

Origin of the Pieces: How to Determine a Pharmaceutical Product's "Country of Origin"
Jeffrey Orenstein and Lorraine Campos


Mitigating Counterfeit Electronic Parts Risk: What EPA's Buy American Checklist Can Teach DoD
George Petel

Electronic Waste Export Regulations: How the Responsible Electronics Recycling Act Can Protect the Defense Supply Chain from Counterfeit Electronic Parts
Yuan Zhou

Introducing New Weapons in the Fight Against Bid Rigging to Achieve a More Competitive U.S. Procument Market
Lauren Brinker

The Final Frontier: Emergency Procurement in Financial Crises
Caitlin Colesanti

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