False Claims Act

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False Claims Act

(FCA) (fawls klāmz akt)
U.S. federal legislation that prohibits anyone from knowingly presenting a false or fraudulent claim to the U.S. government for payment. The act defines "knowingly" as either having actual knowledge that information is false or acting with reckless disregard of the truth or falsity of information.
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A 1982 graduate of Doane College and a 1985 graduate of the University of Nebraska College of Law, he joined the Lincoln law firm of Crosby Guenzel LLP in 1987.
The False Claims Act (FCA), or Lincoln Law, was adopted during the Civil War to combat fraud by defense contractors in charging the Union Army for supplies.
Currently a candidate for Juris Doctor at Lincoln Law School in San Jose, Khan specialises in banking for closely held companies in industries including contractors, manufacturers, non-profits, and professional service firms.
Shevetone has a Bachelor of Arts from Santa Clara University and a Juris Doctorate from Lincoln Law School of San Jose.
of Nebraska, Lincoln law and psychology program; the habeas corpus hearing of Ponca Chief Standing Bear; Wounded Knee; and the life and work of Nathan Roscoe Pound.
We have also expanded The Lincoln Law Library - always a particular attraction for the many accountants and lawyers in the building - by a third.
She teaches Professional Responsibility at Lincoln Law School in San Jose.
She is an active member of the Santa Clara County Bar Association and she teaches Professional Responsibility at Lincoln Law School in San Jose.
She also is a past co-chair of the Amicus Committee for the Silicon Valley Campaign for Legal Services, and teaches professional responsibility and legal malpractice courses at Lincoln Law School in San Jose.
DiStefano has a Law Degree from Lincoln Law School in Sacramento, California and studied Communications and Rhetoric at the University of California, Davis.
She was awarded her PhD from the School of Social Work at the University of Texas, Austin, and her JD from Lincoln Law School in San Jose, California.
Scholarships were awarded to: Jeanette Areia Lincoln Law School Elk Grove, Calif.

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