Well-Known Hollywood Producer Leaves Legacy to Government Accountability Project

Well-Known Hollywood Producer Leaves Legacy to Government Accountability Project On June 26, 2020, popular long-time Hollywood producer Stuart Cornfeld sadly lost his struggle with cancer. He left a significant mark on Hollywood with a score of films that ranged from horror to comedy. His most successful creations were comedies that he produced in close collaboration [...]

2021-05-05T12:25:03-04:00May 5th, 2021|Accountability, Blog, Whistleblowers|

Law Society of Ireland Gazette: Remove economic barriers for whistleblowers – IBA

Remove economic barriers for whistleblowers – IBA This article features our Legal Director Tom Devine and was originally published here. The International Bar Association (IBA) has published a report that tracks the records of whistleblower laws in 38 countries, and probes the successes and shortcomings of these laws. Are Whistleblowing Laws Working? A Global Study of Whistleblower [...]

HuffPost Canada: Canada’s Whistleblower Law Ranks Dead Last In International Rankings

Canada's Whistleblower Law Ranks Dead Last In International Rankings This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. OTTAWA — Canada is at the bottom of an international ranking of countries with whistleblower protection, lagging behind Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Botswana. A report released Tuesday by the U.S.-based Government Accountability Project and the U.K.-based [...]

The Wall Street Journal: Trump Removes Watchdog Who Heads Panel Overseeing Pandemic Stimulus Spending

Note: this article, featuring our Deputy Director of Legislation and National Security Analyst Irvin McCullough, was originally published here. Trump Removes Watchdog Who Heads Panel Overseeing Pandemic Stimulus Spending Glenn Fine had been designated to lead committee charged with identifying abuse in $2 trillion spending law. President Trump replaced the Pentagon’s acting inspector general, who [...]

Foreign Policy: Death of a Whistleblower

Note: this article, featuring our Deputy Director of Legislation Irvin McCullough, was originally published here. Death of a Whistleblower Questions raised by a Pentagon investigator went unanswered following his workplace suicide. It’s almost not possible to overstate how large and complicated the United States Department of Defense is. It is the largest U.S. government agency, [...]

PRESS RELEASE: U.S. ARMY WHISTLEBLOWER PUBLISHES BOOK DETAILING YEARS OF ANTI-SEMITIC RETALIATION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 3/10/2020 U.S. Army Whistleblower Publishes Book Detailing Years of Anti-Semitic Retaliation Government Accountability Project Client Releases First Book WASHINGTON – Government Accountability Project client Dr. David A. Tenenbaum detailed his experience as a whistleblower persecuted for years by anti-Semitic threats in his new memoir “Accused of Treason: The US Army’s Witch Hunt [...]

2020-03-10T09:45:08-04:00March 10th, 2020|Press release, US Army, Whistleblowers|

New Straits Times: Revise Whistleblower Act

Note: this article, featuring Government Accountability Project, was originally published here. Revise Whistleblower Act In Malaysia, there is the Whistleblower’s Protection Act 2010 (WPA), a good safety measure for those who are putting themselves at risk in revealing a secret. The more important issue is that the disclosure (information leak) cannot be prohibited by law [...]

2020-03-09T08:31:15-04:00March 9th, 2020|In The News, International, Whistleblowers|

Reuters: Royal Bank of Scotland Whistleblower Sues U.S. Agencies in Bounty Battle

Note: this article, featuring our Legal Director Tom Devine, was originally published here. Royal Bank of Scotland Whistleblower Sues U.S. Agencies in Bounty Battle LONDON/WASHINGTON DC (Reuters) - An ex-Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) (RBS.L) employee is suing the U.S. Justice Department and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for records that could relate to a [...]

2020-02-12T10:52:32-05:00February 12th, 2020|In The News, International, Whistleblowers|

Fed Smith: DOI Employee Returned to His Job in Whistleblower Retaliation Case

Note: this article, featuring our client Jeffrey Missal, was originally published here. DOI Employee Returned to His Job in Whistleblower Retaliation Case The Office of Special Counsel announced that an employee at the Department of Interior has been returned to his position after being retaliated against by the agency for being a whistleblower. The federal [...]

2020-02-06T10:35:23-05:00February 6th, 2020|Climate Science, In The News, Whistleblowers|

E & E News: Fired Whistleblower Gets His Job Back

Note: this article, featuring our client Jeffrey Missal, was originally published here. Fired Whistleblower Gets His Job Back An Obama-era whistleblower, investigated and fired after raising red flags about violations for offshore drilling plans in the Arctic, has been granted his job back, the Office of Special Counsel disclosed yesterday. A settlement with the Interior [...]

2020-02-06T10:10:52-05:00February 6th, 2020|Climate Science, In The News, Whistleblowers|