Justices Asked To Revive FCA Suit Over St. Paul Contracts

Law360, New York (December 10, 2013, 1:23 PM EST) -- A relator has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to revive his suit alleging the city of St. Paul, Minn., violated a federal housing and development contracting program for ultra-low-income areas, insisting that he should be allowed to pursue his claims even if the government decided not to intervene.

In a Nov. 26 petition for writ of certiorari, Fredrick Newell, the owner of three construction companies that weren’t awarded housing development contracts by St. Paul, claims the Eighth Circuit improperly dumped his qui tam suit in August...
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