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Concepts and Procedures in Whistleblower Law
Contributor(s): Kohn, Stephen M. (Author)

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ISBN: 156720354X     ISBN-13: 9781567203547
Publisher: Quorum Books
OUR PRICE: $94.60  

Binding Type: Hardcover - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: October 2000

Annotation: Litigator, teacher, and scholar Stephen Kohn presents a comprehensive, unified examination of the 35 federal laws that protect whistleblowers and their rights, plus the common law protections available in each of the 50 states. For the first time in one easily accessed volume, readers will find the basic principles upon which all whistleblower law is premised. Mr. Kohn lays out the basic legal principles applicable to almost every whistleblower case, such as the scope of protected activity and who qualifies for protection. He shows what constitutes discriminatory conduct, what type of evidence demonstrates that improper retaliation occurred, the burdens of proof on both the employee and employer, how to calculate damages and attorney fees, common settlement and fundamental procedural issues, and much more, all in meticulously documented detail and a readable, engaging style. Built upon Mr. Kohn's extensive practical experience and his scholarly research and teaching, not only is the book an essential resource for study and analysis of whistleblowing issues, but it is also a step-by-step guide for conceptualizing and litigating them. Attorneys with specialties in a wide range of fields involving whistleblower law and related policy issues will find a thoughtful, comprehensive examination, and an immediately applicable courtroom aid. It will also be important for human resource executives, labor union officers and attorneys, government contractors, and recipients of government grants, university and government libraries, federal agency executives and specialists, public interest and "good government" organizations--and many others who have become fascinated by this relatively new, butlong-time coming, branch of the law, how it developed, and how it is being applied today.
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BISAC Categories:
- Law | Business & Financial
- Law | Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice
- Business & Economics | Human Resources & Personnel Management
Dewey: 344.730
LCCN: 00027073
Physical Information: 1.26" H x 6.45" W x 9.54" (1.79 lbs) 544 pages
Features: Bibliography
Review Citations: Reference and Research Bk News 02/01/2001 pg. 141
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