SAIC Can't Snip Whistleblower From Bid-Rigging Suit

Law360, New York (April 26, 2011, 10:15 PM EDT) -- A federal judge in Mississippi on Tuesday denied Science Applications International Corp.'s bid to cut a whistleblower from a suit accusing it of bid-rigging a $3.2 billion government contract.

U.S. District Judge Halil S. Ozerden rejected SAIC's summary judgment motion that contended whistleblower David Magee lacked jurisdiction on the case because the information he used in his complaint about the alleged bid-rigging was public knowledge.

The judge decided that enough evidence was provided to show that the information was not publicly disclosed and that Magee was...
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