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relator

(ri-lāt′ŏr) [L. relator, a proposer]
1. One who reports alleged illegal behavior to a court of law.
2.. A surgical device that positions two structures so they are properly aligned.
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The Chief Justice observed that 'quo-warranto' remedy should not be allowed to be a tool in the hands of the relators, who approach the court with mala fide intentions and either have their own personal grudges and scores to settle with the holder of the public office or are a proxy for someone else who has a similar object or motive.
Para el relator de la CIDH, la primera objecion tiene que ver con el poder que se otorga a las Fuerzas Armadas: "recolectar informacion del crimen organizado, asi como esta redactado en la ley, es una definicion muy amplia que podria dar lugar a intervenciones e injerencias ilegales que violen los derechos, por ejemplo, de periodistas en un estado donde este operando el aparato militar", y estos "podrian ser obligados a identificar a sus fuentes y ser sujetos de vigilancia".
And if the court dismissed the relator's current lawsuit and the relator filed a new lawsuit, the new lawsuit would be barred by the statute of limitations.
The DOJ then awards the relator, the nurse, $27 million as a reward for her part in the case, thus returning $63 million to the tax pool.
82) This concern certainly appears valid, given the facts that the relator in Garg alleged.
Durante o tempo em que integrou a Comissao de Historia, Pedro Lessa dividiu o espaco com outros socios (4)--Benjamin Franklin Ramiz Galvao (1907 a 1911), Visconde de Ouro Preto (1907 a 1911), Bernardo Teixeira de Morais Leite Velho (1907 a 1909), Antonio Jansen do Paco (1907 a 1911), Emydio Dantas Barreto (1910 a 1911), Clovis Bevilaqua (1913, 1915, 1917 a 1919), Augusto Olympio Viveiros de Castro (1913, 1915, 1917 a 1919), Luiz Gastao d'Escragnolle Doria (1913, 1915, 1917), Joao da Costa Lima Drummond (1913), Alfredo Valladao (1915), Laudelino Freire (1917 a 1918), Basilio de Magalhaes (1918 a 1919) e Jonathas Serrano (1919)--, ora acompanhando o relator ora sendo o relator.
However, only the "first-filed" relator is entitled to a share of the recovery.
In considering those settlements, or in considering a possible settlement with a qui tam relator bringing an FCA case, one must understand the role that the federal government plays in any FCA settlement.
In contrast, the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has held that "the consent provision contained in [sec] 3730(b)(1) applies only during the initial sixty-day (or extended) period" after a relator files the action, unless the government chooses to intervene.
Despite the FCA's tremendous importance and the increasing number of claims brought under the FCA each year, (7) the pleading standard required of a relator bringing suit under the FCA remains an unfortunate source of confusion.
com)-- South Bay Realty welcomes Sarah Rosiak, Relator to the family.