Kloeckner v. Solis
|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Oct 2, 2012
|Dec 10, 2012||9-0||Kagan||OT 2012|
Holding: A federal employee who claims that an agency action appealable to the Merit Systems Protection Board violates an antidiscrimination statute listed in 5 U.S.C. § 7702(a)(1) should seek judicial review in district court, rather than the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, regardless whether the MSPB decided her case on procedural grounds or on the merits.
Plain English Summary:
Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Kagan on December 10, 2012.
- Opinion analysis: Straight route to court, not a maze (Lyle Denniston)
- Argument recap: When is “an action subject to judicial review” not a “judicially reviewable action”? (Howard M. Wasserman)
- Argument preview: Finding the proper Article III forum (Howard M. Wasserman)
- Three new cases granted (UPDATED) (Lyle Denniston)
- Petition of the day (Marissa Miller)