Concepts and Procedures in Whistleblower Law

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"About to" clause. 254–255
Abuse of discretion. 166
Administrative Conference of the U.S.. 377–378
Administrative Review Board, 143, 160–163. See also Ch. 5
Adverse action, 12. 241–246, 380–381. See also Damages and remedies
Affirmative relief. 336–337. See Damages and remedies
After-acquired evidence, 279. 341, 343
Age: Age Discrimination in Employment Act. 25. 83–86. 339
Airline safety. See Aviation and Reform Act
Alabama, 25
Alaska. 26
Allegations of whistleblower, importance in case, 11–12; enforcement actions. 13. See also Credibility of a Whistleblower, Discriminatory intent, Good faith
Alternative causes of action, 25
American rule, 346
Animal Welfare Act, 88
Animus. See Discriminatory motive
Application for employment, 241
Arbitrary and capricious, 166
Arbitration, 281–283
Arizona. 26–27
Arkansas. 27
Armed Services. 100
Atomic Energy Act. See Environmental and nuclear whistleblowers
Attorney General. 82. 89: role in False Claims Act, 208. 210–211
Attorney client privilege, discovery. 279. 319 n. 472. 324 n. 521
Attorney fees, 12, 346–353. See also Civil Rights Attorney&s Fees Awards Act
Attorneys of protected employees, 241
At-will doctrine, 21–23. See also various states for current status of doctrine
Aviation and Reform Act. 80–81; contributing factor test. 274–276
Back pay, 332–333
Bad mouthing, 243. See also References
Banking, application to Federal employees. 100
Banking whistleblower protection, 81–83. 176; contributing factor test, 274–276
Benefits. 334
Bivens action, 100. See also First Amendment
Blacklisting, 128, 243, 272. See also References
Blades, Lawrence, 22
Bonuses, 242
Breach of contract. 25. See also Adverse action; Settlement
Breaux, John, 370
Broad scope of discovery. See Discovery
Bumping, 332


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