Government Contracts: Formation (LAW-654A-001)
Assessment: In-class exam, open book; Class participation.
Students will receive an overview of the procurement laws, regulations, and principles governing the formation of US federal contracts. Course objectives include providing students a working knowledge of government contract law and policy applicable to sealed bids, negotiated procurements, simplified acquisitions, overseas contracts, and the forums for challenging federal procurements.
Textbooks and Other Materials
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Charles Tiefer and William A. Shook, Government Contract Law in the Twenty-First Century, Carolina Academic Press, Second Edition 2012 (Text) 2017 SUPPLEMENT, Charles Tiefer and William A. Shook, Government Contract Law in the Twenty-First Century, Carolina Academic Press (2017 Text Supp) Supplemental materials, including cases, statutes, and Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) reference material (KM Supplement).
First Class Readings
Textbook pages 3-6, 35-44, 165-172
FAR Subparts 1.102 thu 1.110,
OMB 2017 Buy American Act Memo
DOJ Press Release: AEY, Inc.
AEY, Inc. v. US, Court of Federal Claims (COFC) decision JAG Contracting Deskbook, Chapter 3, Section IV
AEY Inc. v. US, 99 Fed. Cl. 300 (2011)
June 20, 2008 Press Release Regarding Munitions Supplier
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