U.S. Supreme Court

Case Status

Docket Number


2022 Term


Questions Presented

Whether the government has authority to dismiss an FCA suit after initially declining to proceed with the action, and what standard applies if the government has that authority.

Case Updates

Supreme Court affirms dismissal requested by government of False Claims Act qui tam suit, where government had initially declined to intervene in the case

June 16, 2023

Click here to view the opinion.

U.S. Chamber files coalition amicus brief urging Supreme Court to avoid serious constitutional problems by reading the False Claims Act to allow the government to dismiss a qui tam action after initially declining to intervene in the case

October 24, 2022

Click here to view the coalition amicus brief. Jeffrey S. Bucholtz and Jeremy M. Bylund of King & Spalding LLP and the U.S. Chamber’s Litigation Center served as co-counsel for the U.S. Chamber.

Case Documents