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RAINWATER V. UNITED STATES, 356 U. S. 590 (1958)

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Rainwater v. United States, 356 U.S. 590 (1958)

Rainwater v. United States

No. 276

Argued April 2, 1958

Decided May 26, 1958

356 U.S. 590


A claim against the Commodity Credit Corporation, a wholly owned government corporation operating within and as a part of the Department of Agriculture as an administrative device for the purpose of carrying out federal farm programs with public funds, is a claim "against the Government of the United States, or any department or officer thereof" within the meaning of the civil provisions of the False Claims Act. Pp. 356 U. S. 590-594.

224 F.2d 27, affirmed.

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