A group of scientists working for NASA have filed a suit challenging new government rules regarding background checks, saying the requirements are unconstitutional and intrusive.
A federal judge has dismissed a suit brought by a former Bechtel Corp. employee who worked on a military base and alleged that the engineering company violated California’s occupational safety laws, finding that the state claim was inapplicable on a federal enclave.
Just two months after she objected to AlixPartners' first fee application in its work for Dura, U.S. Trustee Kelly Beaudin Stapleton has again balked at the restructuring firm's eight-figure fees and thirty-odd staff members for the case, calling the numbers "significantly out of line."
The families of airplane passengers who were killed in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks have once again asked the federal court to release a cockpit voice recording that chronicled the last 30 minutes on United Airlines flight 93.
A union representing aerospace workers sued National Aeronautics and Space Administration on Monday, accusing the government-run space agency of illegally interfering in its negotiations for a new contract for over 500 employees.
A fourth top executive of a Virgina-based marine products company has pled guilty to bid-rigging for Department of Defense contracts, among others, the Department of Justice announced on Tuesday.
The University of California, owner of the Los Alamos nuclear weapons lab, may be facing a fine of $3.3 million from the Department of Energy, after the regulatory agency found classified documents from the facility in a completely unrelated trailer-park drug raid.
One of the largest contract security providers in the United States will pay $18 million to settle whistleblower charges that it provided unqualified civilian security guards to protect eight U.S. Army bases.
In the latest fallout over security breaches at Boeing Co., a former employee of the aerospace giant has been charged with 16 counts of computer trespass after he allegedly leaked sensitive internal documents to the media in May 2006.
A former executive with a company that supplied products used by the U.S. Department of Defense has agreed to a jail sentence and a fine in order to quell allegations that he participated in two bid-rigging conspiracies and accepted a kickback from a subcontractor.
A Japanese fiber maker has been hit with a lawsuit by the U.S. Department of Justice accusing the company of knowingly selling a defective fiber used in bullet-proof vests that weakened when exposed to florescent lights, heat and humidity.
Donald Murray on Wednesday became the third marine products executive in recent months to plead guilty to a federal charge of conspiring to rig bids, the Department of Justice announced.
Engine maker Solomon Technologies Inc. is planning to appeal a federal trade agency's ruling that Toyota Motor Corp. did not infringe a patent for hybrid vehicle technology.
The U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division has requested more information about British aerospace and defense firm Meggitt plc’s proposed $1.8 billion acquisition of airplane brake maker K&F Industries Holdings Inc., K&F said Monday.
In an effort to repeal a nearly 50-year-old-law that forces them to retire at age 60, three airline pilots have sued the Federal Aviation Administration in the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C.
In a ruling that clarifies the meaning of the term “original source” in cases brought under the False Claims Act, the U.S. Supreme Court held that a retired engineer who filed a qui tam suit over practices at the nuclear weapons plant where he worked is not eligible to share $4.2 million the government won after fraud at the plant came to light.
Europe’s Airbus has unfairly cornered the civil aircraft market thanks to over $100 billion in subsidies, according to an argument made at a World Trade Organization hearing by United States officials.
The general public will have the opportunity to take a closer look at the long-running battle between the European Union and the United States over aircraft subsidies when the World Trade Organization airs a hearing on the matter.
Cap Wireless, an amplifier subsystems designer, can breathe a sigh of relief now that a U.S. District Court has granted it summary judgment of noninfringement after an 18-month patent wrangling over communications technology with rival Wavestream Corp.
Military contractor Raytheon Corp. has filed a lawsuit against a rival, alleging the company hired away more than 30 Raytheon employees, who took trade secrets and patents with them.