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DOJ seeks to keep identity of office partner in affair with former U.S. Attorney secret

By Record News | Apr 16, 2019

NEW YORK CITY – Dodging a deadline to identify a former U.S. attorney who engaged in misconduct and his intimate office partner, U.S. attorney Geoffrey Berman pleaded to keep the woman’s name secret in federal court in New York.

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Trump DOJ acts on threat to trial lawyers who sue on behalf of the government

By Daniel Fisher | Jan 11, 2019

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The Department of Justice's recent effort to toss lawsuits it says it wasted hundreds of hours investigating is emblematic of a strategy under President Donald Trump to rein in trial lawyers who are using a federal whistleblower law to seek millions of dollars.

One of 11 ‘false claims’ suits DOJ wants dismissed filed in SDIL by former Lakin partner

By Record News | Dec 28, 2018

BENTON – Six men who formed corporations to sue drug companies on behalf of the government wasted the government’s time, according to the government.

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