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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...


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.