Age Of The Whistleblower: Incentives And Protections

Law360, New York (September 6, 2012, 12:40 PM EDT) -- Nobody likes a snitch. At least that is what we all learn from day one in the schoolyard. Next to engaging in the dirty deed yourself, squealing is about the worst thing you can do. Better to stay quiet, look the other way, mind your own business, than to stick your nose into someone else's affairs. And lessons are soon learned for those who do not abide. Name-calling. Isolation. And worst of all — retaliation.

But that was then. Perhaps it was the 9/11 wakeup call...
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