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Impending Government Shutdown Won’t Shutter U.S. Courts, But Troubles Loom for Government Attorneys and Administrative Proceedings

Posted in Government Shutdown
Lost in the current political fight over the federal budget is the reality that a government shutdown may have consequences for civil litigation pending in the federal courts. If federal government attorneys are included in the approximately 800,000 staffers deemed non-essential, they will be banned from using email, accessing their Blackberrys, and doing any work on … Continue Reading

Shutdown Suspicions? Crowell & Moring Identifies the Questions You Should Be Asking

Posted in Government Shutdown, Legal Developments
As the press reports about delays in the appropriations process have multiplied in recent days, we have received a number of calls from clients about the contractual issues that might arise if there is a government shutdown this Friday. Although the issues that might arise in connection with a shutdown will likely be specific to … Continue Reading