Archives for November 2012

Cause of Action Responds to U.S.Government’s Attempt to Dismiss Ralls Corp. v. Obama et al.

Instead of focusing on credible national security threats, the government has decided to target a company which does not pose a threat

Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act signed into law

At Cause of Action, we are always interested in whistleblower protection. In fact, the fight for government accountability depends on whistleblowers from within the government who are willing to step forward to hold our government accountable. Today, President Obama signed into law the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act (WPEA), furthering protection […]

The Hill: When foreign investment and national security collide

When foreign investment and national security collide by Dan Epstein November 27, 2012 As part of the arms race between the United States and Russia that fueled the Cold War, Congress established the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) under the Defense Production Act of 1950. CFIUS’s […]

XP Technology Retains Cause of Action in DOE Cronyism Suit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                CONTACT: NOVEMBER 23, 2012                                                                        Mary Beth Hutchins or Briton Bennett 202-499-4232   XP TECHNOLOGY RETAINS CAUSE OF ACTION TO FIGHT ENERGY DEPARTMENT CRONYISM   WASHINGTON – Cause of Action, a government accountability organization, now represents San Francisco-based XP Technology in its November 14, […]

Amber Abbasi: Questioning FDA Regulation of Private Sperm Donation, speech at Columbia Law School

Video: Questioning FDA Regulation of Private Sperm Donation    

AP: Judge eyes challenge to Delaware Bloom Energy deal

Judge eyes challenge to Delaware Bloom Energy deal  “”What we’re asking for is for the court to permit free competition,” said Amber Abassi, a lawyer for Cause of Action, a Washington D.C.-based legal advocacy group. The group is representing FuelCell Energy and Delmarva ratepayer John Nichols. Private attorneys hired by […]

Greenwire: Profile of Cause of Action, the watchdog group could be the “busiest advocacy group”

The most active nonprofit you’ve never heard of