Do the Exclusion Archives on SAM.gov Violate Contractors' Liberty Interest?
The suspension and debarment remedies are not meant to punish contractors for past misdeeds, yet information about past exclusions is stored indefinitely on the SAM.gov website, and this information is increasingly causing collateral consequences outside the government marketplace. In an article published in Bloomberg BNA, C&M attorneys discuss the evolution of the excluded parties list and explore how a contractor might challenge the exclusion archives as a violation of a contractor’s constitutional liberty interests.
Associate Laura Baker (not admitted in the District of Columbia, practice supervised by partners of the firm) also contributed to this alert.
For more information, please contact the professional(s) listed below, or your regular Crowell & Moring contact.