U.S. High Court: Mixed Case Belongs In District Court, Not Federal Circuit

U.S. High Court: Mixed Case Belongs In District Court, Not Federal Circuit

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled Dec. 10 that a federal employee claiming that an agency action appealable to the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) violates an antidiscrimination statute in 5 U.S. Code Section 7702(a)(1) should file the appeal in a district court, not the Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals (Carolyn M. Kloeckner v. Hilda L. Solis, Secretary of Labor, No. 11-184, U.S. Sup.).

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