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What percentage of a Qui Tam is recovered?

In the case of a Qui Tam filing with the United States attorneys office what percentage of the recovered damages go to the person that filed with the office?
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What are the differences between “Malum In Se” and “Malum Prohibitum” Laws

"Malum In Se" and "Malum Prohibitum" are Latin phrases, but beyond their translations what differences do they carry with them in describing laws? Malum In Se meaning "That which is wrong in itself" ...
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Contract in Roman Law

I would like to find out more about contract in Roman law. Any information about contract responsibility and guilt would be helpful. I am unable to find any real life examples of those contracts, are ...
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Latin expression for the advantage of being possession of disputed goods in a civil suit?

Some time ago I saw (In fact it might have been in a comic, possibly Zits.) an expression/proverb that basically said that being in possession of disputed goods meant that a civil lawsuit/quarrel was ...