In previous years, the Court released ... (click to view)
Editor's Note :
In previous years, the Court released orders the morning after the Court’s “Long Conference.” It has not done so this year. Beginning last Term, the Court consistently considered petitions at least two times before granting certiorari. To the extent that practice continues -- and there is no affirmative evidence the Court intends to drop it -- we would not expect orders granting certiorari today.
Issue: Whether the
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
erred by reversing the United
States Merit Systems Protection Board's (MSPB) interpretation of its enabling statute and extending Department of the Navy v. Egan, without congressional authorization, to restrict the MSPB's statutory
scope of review in employee appeals arising from an
agency decision that does not involve a security clearance or access to classified information.