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Supreme Court to Hear Dispute Over Citizenship Question

on November 16, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Supreme Court to Hear Dispute Over Citizenship Question The Supreme Court has agreed to hear oral arguments involving the dispute over adding a citizenship status question to the upcoming 2020 census concerning a challenge brought by a group of states over the decision.

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Former Federal Employee Sentenced to Prison for Fraud

By on November 6, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Former Federal Employee Sentenced to Prison for Fraud

A former federal employee with the VA and OPM will be serving time in prison for stealing from a veteran and fraudulently obtaining disability benefits.

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Man Lies About Having PTSD to Get VA Disability Payments

By on October 30, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Man Lies About Having PTSD to Get VA Disability Payments

A man has pleaded guilty to lying about having PTSD in order to get over $90,000 in VA disability benefits to which he was not legally entitled.

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Too Little, Too Late

By on October 23, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Too Little, Too Late

The appeals court sustained an arbitration decision upholding removal of a Senior Corrections Officer from his job due to his unacceptable fraternization with two female inmates.

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DOJ Appeals Initial Decision on Executive Orders

By on September 29, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
DOJ Appeals Initial Decision on Executive Orders

The Department of Justice is seeking an expedited resolution in its appeal of an initial decision overturning major provisions of 3 Executive Orders.

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Unwelcome Sexual Contact Leads to Removal

By on September 27, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Unwelcome Sexual Contact Leads to Removal

Inappropriate conduct of a romantic nature by a female VA employee toward a male employee led to her removal.

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Unions v. Trump: How a Court Determines That the President’s Power Infringes on Employees’ Rights

By on September 20, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Unions v. Trump: How a Court Determines That the President’s Power Infringes on Employees’ Rights

The territory between the interpretation of federal law regarding a President’s power versus employees’ Constitutional rights is murky.

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Appeals Court Slaps Down Secret Service For Playing Games in Responding to FOIA Responses

By on September 18, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Appeals Court Slaps Down Secret Service For Playing Games in Responding to FOIA Responses

The appeals court has said “enough” with the tactics followed by Secret Service in failing to follow FOIA requirements.

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Appeals Court Rules MSPB Erred in Handling Coerced Retirement Claim

By on September 12, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Appeals Court Rules MSPB Erred in Handling Coerced Retirement Claim

A Department of Commerce employee has convinced the appeals court that his retirement was involuntary because of a hostile work environment.

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Judge Strikes Down Most of Trump’s Executive Orders Targeting Federal Employee Unions

By on August 25, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Judge Strikes Down Most of Trump’s Executive Orders Targeting Federal Employee Unions

A federal court has dealt a significant blow to President Trump’s executive orders targeting federal employee unions.

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