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Dotson v. Griesa, et al.

Close Date: 06/12/2006
Topic(s): Scope of Statutory Rights and Remedies
Status: closed
Citation: 398 F.3d 156 (2d Cir. 2005)
Docket: 04-1276

Description:

  1. Whether the Civil Service Reform Act, 92 Stat. 1111 et seq., implicitly precludes federal courts from granting equitable relief for constitutional injuries suffered by federal employees.
  2. Whether the Civil Service Reform Act, 92 Stat. 1111 et seq., implicitly precludes federal courts from awarding damages for constitutional injuries suffered by judicial employees.

Amanda Frost of Public Citizen was co-counsel for the petitioner, and the Supreme Court denied cert.