Judge Upholds E-Verify Rule For Fed. Contractors

Law360, New York (August 27, 2009, 4:04 PM EDT) -- A judge has shot down a suit by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce challenging a Bush-era executive order that mandates the use of the controversial E-Verify system for federal contractors, paving the way for the regulation to take effect as planned on Sept. 8.

Judge Alexander Williams Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland on Tuesday granted a motion by the U.S. government for summary judgment, saying Executive Order 13,465 was a proper use of the president's authority under the Procurement Act...
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