A False Claims Act case dealing with alleged bill-padding in Iraq by defense contractor Kellogg Brown and Root is set to go to the Supreme Court in December or January.  The issues:  whether the Wartime Suspension of Limitations Act applies even when a formal declaration of war has not been made, and whether a second-to-file case is precluded when a first-to-file case is pending and later dismissed for non-substantive reasons.

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