Litigation with the Federal Government
American Law Institute-American Bar Association Committee on Continuing Professional Education, 1983 - Government liability - 502 pages
This book examines statutes governing actions against the federal government, such as the Tucker Act and the Federal Tort Claims Act. The expansion of attorneys' fees recovery against the U.S. made possible by the 1980 Equal Access to Justice Act is treated in detail, as are the changes in contract dispute resolution contained in the Contract Disputes Act of 1978.
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406a 3 l04 Appendix D
SETTLEMENT OF GOVERNMENT CASES
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