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Kloeckner v. Solis

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11-184 8th Cir. Oct 2, 2012
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Dec 10, 2012 9-0 Kagan OT 2012
 
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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.

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Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Kagan on December 10, 2012.

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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, not the Federal Circuit, regardless whether the Board decided her case on procedural grounds or on the merits.   JudgmentReversed and remanded, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Kagan on December 10, 2012.
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