Charter schools are, but cities and public school districts aren’t — “persons,” that is, for the purposes of suing or being sued under the state’s False Claims Act.
The California Supreme Court made those findings Thursday in two long-awaited rulings that clarify which public entities are liable for fraud and which can file qui tam suits — normally brought by individuals — to attack deceptive practices.
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