statute of limitations

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Beginning in August 2007, Petitioner Stephanie C. Artis was employed, under temporary status, as a Department of Health inspector. Artis v. District of Columbia, 135 A.3d 334, 335 (D.C. 2016). During her employment, Artis had a combative relationship...

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Under the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, 30 U.S.C. 181 et seq. and other statutes, the Secretary of the Interior leases federal and Indian lands for development of oil and gas resources. Brief for Respondents at 2. Petitioner BP America Production Co. ("...

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This case arose out of the 2008 collapse of Respondent Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. (“Lehman Brothers”). See In Re Lehman Bros. Securities and ERISA Litigation, 799 F. Supp. 2d 258, 264 (S.D.N.Y. 2011). Lehman Brothers was a large investment bank,...

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Herndrick Humphries, an African American, worked as an associate manager in a Cracker Barrel restaurant owned by CBOCS West, Inc. ("Cracker Barrel") for three years, until Cracker Barrel terminated his employment on December 5, 2001 for violation of...

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In 2009, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) brought an enforcement action against Charles R. Kokesh, alleging that two investment advisory firms (“Advisers”) that he owned had mishandled the money of four clients (“Funds”). See Brief for...

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In 2006, Respondent Billy Joe Hunt worked for the Parsons Corporation (“Parsons”) in Iraq to fulfill Parson’s $60 million munitions clean-up contract with the Department of Defense. United States ex rel. Hunt v. Cochise Consultancy, Inc. at 1083–84....

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Facts

From 1959 to 1985, Petitioner CTS Corporation (“CTS”) operated a fifty-four acre facility in Asheville, North Carolina, where notable quantities of chemicals were stored. Waldburger v. CTS Corp. 723 F.3d 434, 440 (4th Cir. 2013). In 1987, CTS sold...

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Elmer and Dorothy Cullers created the EC Term of Years Trust (“the Trust”), the Petitioner, in 1991 to reduce the impact of federal taxes on their estate. Brief for Petitioner at 3. Two years later, the Internal Revenue Service (the “IRS”) assessed...

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On July 29, 1991, a jury in Sacramento County Superior Court convicted Reginald Chavis of attempted murder and sentenced him to life in prison with the possibility of parole. Chavis v. LeMarque, 382 F.3d 921, 923 (9th Cir. 2004). Chavis appealed the...

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[Question presented][Issue][Facts][Discussion][Analysis]Issue

Whether the five-year limitation for government enforcement actions begins running when the government discovered an alleged violation or when the alleged violation took place.

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