28 CFR 50.15 - Representation of Federal officials and employees by Department of Justice attorneys or by private counsel furnished by the Department in civil, criminal, and congressional proceedings in which Federal employees are sued, subpoenaed, or charged in their individual capacities

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  • Practice and procedure: Patent and trademark cases rules of practice; representation of others before Patent and Trademark Office,
    • United States
    • Federal Register December 12, 2003
    • December 12, 2003
    ...agency so long as such disclosures are made in the context of, and consistent with, the agency's representation program. See, e.g., 28 CFR 50.15 and 50.16. The relevant circumstances, including the agreement to represent the individual, may also indicate the extent to which the individual c......
  • Part II
    • United States
    • Federal Register December 12, 2003
    • December 12, 2003
    ...agency so long as such disclosures are made in the context of, and consistent with, the agency's representation program. See, e.g., 28 CFR 50.15 and 50.16. The relevant circumstances, including the agreement to represent the individual, may also indicate the extent to which the individual c......
  • Fiore v. Walden, No. 08–17558.
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (9th Circuit)
    • September 12, 2011
    ...federal employees are sued under Bivens, the government, as a rule, provides for their defense, and, ultimately, indemnifies them. See 28 C.F.R. § 50.15. As Fiore and Gipson pointed out in their brief to this court, Walden appeared in Nevada “represented by the world's largest law firm with......
  • Meshal v. Higgenbotham, No. 14-5194
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (District of Columbia)
    • October 23, 2015
    .... . . ." Hamdi, 542 U.S. at 530. Not every Justice Department lawyer assigned to represent individual defendants sued under Bivens, see 28 C.F.R. § 50.15, has the authority to invoke the prerogatives of the Commander in Chief. Before declining to recognize a cause of action because of natio......
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  • Fiore v. Walden, No. 08–17558.
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (9th Circuit)
    • September 12, 2011
    ...federal employees are sued under Bivens, the government, as a rule, provides for their defense, and, ultimately, indemnifies them. See 28 C.F.R. § 50.15. As Fiore and Gipson pointed out in their brief to this court, Walden appeared in Nevada “represented by the world's largest law firm with......
  • Meshal v. Higgenbotham, No. 14-5194
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (District of Columbia)
    • October 23, 2015
    .... . . ." Hamdi, 542 U.S. at 530. Not every Justice Department lawyer assigned to represent individual defendants sued under Bivens, see 28 C.F.R. § 50.15, has the authority to invoke the prerogatives of the Commander in Chief. Before declining to recognize a cause of action because of natio......
  • Meshal v. Higgenbotham, No. 14–5194.
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (District of Columbia)
    • October 23, 2015
    ...542 U.S. at 530, 124 S.Ct. 2633. Not every Justice Department lawyer assigned to represent individual defendants sued under Bivens, see 28 C.F.R. § 50.15, has the authority to invoke the prerogatives of the Commander in Chief.Before declining to recognize a cause of action because of nation......
  • Fiore v. Walden, No. 08–17558.
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (9th Circuit)
    • August 8, 2012
    ...federal employees are sued under Bivens, the government, as a rule, provides for their defense, and, ultimately, indemnifies them. See28 C.F.R. § 50.15. As Fiore and Gipson pointed out in their brief to this court, Walden appeared in Nevada “represented by the world's largest law firm with ......
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2 books & journal articles
  • Holding the Federal Government Accountable for Sexual Assault
    • United States
    • Iowa Law Review Nbr. 104-2, January 2019
    • January 1, 2019
    ...v. United States, No. 15-01243-JLS, 2016 WL 1576382, at *2 (C.D. Cal. Apr. 11, 2016). 334. See SISK, supra note 76, § 5.7(e). 335. 28 C.F.R. § 50.15(c)(1) (2001); John E. Nordin II, The Constitutional Liability of Federal Employees: Bivens Claims, 41 FED. BAR NEWS & J. 342, 343 n.25 (1994).......
  • Criminal Enforcement of Air Pollution Control Laws
    • United States
    • Air pollution control and climate change mitigation law
    • August 18, 2010
    ...collect civil penalties, which may substantially exceed the size of the ine. Such parallel proceedings are entirely consistent 181. 28 C.F.R. §50.15(a). 182. For an article discussing the various interpretations of a statute’s language depending on whether it is being used for civil, crimin......

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