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ELGIN v. DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY

Docket No.: 11-45
Certiorari Granted: 10/17/11
Argued: February 27, 2012
Decided: 06/11/12

Topics:

Administrative Procedure, Appellate Procedure, Article I, Bill of Rights, Bureau of Land Management, Civil Service Reform Act, Due Process, EPA, Environmental Protection Agency, Fifth Amendment, First Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, Fourth Amendment, Immigration and Nationality Act, Medicare, Title VII, abuse of discretion, adverse employment action, disparate treatment, equitable relief, immigration, judicial review, jurisdiction over constitutional claims, preliminary injunction, retaliation, separation of powers, sex discrimination, stare decisis

PartyNames: Michael B. Elgin, et al. v. Department of the Treasury, et al.
Petitioner: Michael B. Elgin, et al.
Respondent: Department of the Treasury, et al.

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
Citation: 641 F.3d 6
Supreme Court Docket

Michael B. Elgin, et al.
v.
Department of the Treasury, et al.
Question Presented:

Do federal district courts have jurisdiction over constitutional claims for equitable relief brought by federal employees, as the Third and D.C. Circuits have held, or does the Civil Service Reform Act impliedly preclude that jurisdiction, as the First, Second, and Tenth Circuits have held?

Question:

If a federal employee has a constitutional claim for equitable relief, do the federal district courts have jurisdiction, or does the Civil Service Reform Act preclude that jurisdiction?

Note:

does the Civil Service Reform Act impliedly preclude that jurisdiction, as the First, Second, and Tenth Circuits have held?

ELGIN v. DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY
ORAL ARGUMENT

02/27/12

Listen to Oral Argument in ELGIN v. DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY
Holding: AFFIRMED
Opinion By:
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