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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 3
Spring 2015


Second-Best Markets: On the Hidden Efficiency of Defense Offsets
Daniel E. Schoeni

Legal and Practical Issues in Implementing Executive Order 13673: Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces
Ken M. Kanzawa

Inherently Governmental Functions, Organizational Conflicts of Interest, and the Outsourcing of the United Kingdom's MoD Defense Acquisition Function: Lessons Learned from the U.S. Experience
William T. Kirkwood

A Restitution Alternative for Department of Defense Agencies to Combat Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act-Level Cases Under FAR 9.4
Trevor B.A. Nelson


The Cybersecurity Partnership: A Proposal for Cyberthreat Information Sharing Between Contractors and the Federal Government
Deborah Norris Rodin

Reconstructing the Department of Defense's Approach to Fair Housing: Extending the AFFH Mandate to the Non-Military Civilians DoD Now Houses
Gwendolyn A. Wilson

How Tolerant Is Zero Tolerance? The Loopholes in Anti-Trafficking Federal Contract Regulations
Sariana Garcia-Ocasio

State and Local Governments: Ditch the GSA Schedule and Do It Yourself
Sylvia Yi

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