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SAFETY Act Liability Protections for Air Cargo Screeners
In August 2007, Congress enacted the Implementing the Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 (the 9/11 Act), which requires the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to establish a system for screening all cargo transported on passenger aircraft within three years. In response, the TSA developed...

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The Legal Issues of Private Armed Security on Commercial Ships
In 1765, William Blackstone wrote that piracy is a principal offense against the law of nations, and “every community has the right, by rule of self-defense to inflict punishment upon [pirates].” Today, piracy in the Horn of Africa region presents a plethora of...
The Ins and Outs of Filing Size Protests with the Small Business Administration
It’s a situation familiar to any procurement attorney: An angry client is on the telephone, convinced that his or her company unfairly lost a government contract to a competitor.