Fogg Farms Fails

In James M. Fogg Farms, Inc. v. United States, the Court of Federal Claims held that a contract that failed to incorporate statutory provisions is not breached when the Government fails to comply with the statute.  Fogg Farms’s suit  alleged that it had entered into a...

Lost and Found: Recovering Paid Attorneys’ Fees

In Lost Tree Village Corporation v. United States, a taking case, the Court of Federal Claims awarded the plaintiff reimbursement of all the attorneys’ fees and expenses it had actually paid—totaling $2,021,257.72. The court rejected the Government’s arguments that...
The Supreme Court’s Penchant for Raisins

The Supreme Court’s Penchant for Raisins

In the last two years, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear and has now issued two favorable rulings in what has become the most famous raisin case of all times—Horne v. United States Department of Agriculture. As our regular readers know, in Horne the petitioners...