In Gulf Grp. Gen. Enters. Co. v. U.S. (May 2, 2011), the Court of Federal Claims rebuffs the government's attempt to stop a former military officer and civilian employee from serving as an expert witness adverse to the government's position by application of that prohibition found in the Army's Touhy regulations. Citing various reasons, including separation of powers considerations , the court follows the consistent line of cases holding that agency Touhy regulations cannot be applied when the U.S. is a party to the litigation.
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