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Appeals court rules in favor of whistleblower Robert MacLean

[Updated 8/30/13] The Federal Circuit for the U.S. Court of Appeals issued a notice today that it has denied the government’s request for a rehearing of a previous ruling in favor of Robert MacLean, a former Transportation Security Agency air…

Decision in Kaplan v. Conyers will have “profound” impact on federal government

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit released today its decision in the case of Kaplan v. Conyers (Case 11-3207).* As many feared, the court broadened executive power and discretion at the expense of civil service protections and due process…