Publications

Section Newsletter Articles on Whistleblowers

The uncommon courage of Operation Greylord’s unsung heroes By Hon. Michael B. Hyman Bench and Bar, September 2013 Thirty years have passed since Operation Greylord first made headlines as the sobriquet for the federal investigation of bribery, influence peddling, and other egregious abuses of the public trust.
Company whisteleblowers get new incentives and protections By Gregory G. Thiess Corporate Law Departments, December 2010 The recently enacted Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act extends Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblower protections to some private companies.
Ensuring fairness in Illinois Whistleblower Act claims By Stuart Chanen and Chris Stetler Civil Practice and Procedure, July 2009 In an effort to fight fraud, the Illinois Whistleblower Reward and Protection Act allows private parties to bring lawsuits on behalf of the State. But what should the State do when those private parties abuse that power by bringing claims that are without merit?
In-house counsel whistleblowers may lose Title VII protections By Michael Todd Scott Corporate Law Departments, August 1999 In earlier editions of The Corporate Lawyer, we printed the ISBA amicus brief and the supreme court opinion in Jacobson v. Knepper & Moga, P.C.