CIVIL FALSE CLAIMS ACT: In the Aftermath of the Granston Memo, Courts Wrestle with the Proper Review Standard for Government Dismissal Motions

CIVIL FALSE CLAIMS ACT: In the Aftermath of the Granston Memo, Courts Wrestle with the Proper Review Standard for Government Dismissal Motions


By: Douglas W. Baruch, John T. Boese, Jennifer M. Wollenberg

There is no proof yet of an actual tsunami of government dismissal motions in False Claims Act qui tam cases following the “Granston Memo.” However, a spate of recent filings has generated a ripple effect, forcing lower courts to weigh in on the applicable review standards for such motions and raising a constitutional question in the process.

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