Justices Won't Review Universities', Lenders' FCA Immunity

Law360, New York (January 9, 2017, 6:56 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court Monday denied certiorari in three cases over whether state student loan agencies and universities are protected by government immunity from False Claims Act suits, dashing chances for a unified test over government affiliation advocated by one loan agency.

The high court denied appeals of separate federal court decisions finding that Wayne University is entitled to 11th Amendment immunity from FCA suits as a branch of the state government and rejecting two similar defenses from Pennsylvania’s state student loan agency, in an Order...
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