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The plaintiff was tentatively selected for a position with Homeland Security pending a background check. The offer was rescinded after the check was complete, and she appealed, but the Administrative Law Judge dismissed based on a lack of jurisdiction. The plaintiff appealed that decision to the Federal Circuit and the court held that there was no jurisdiction over nonselection for a specific position due to suitability purposes, thereby finding for the Agency.

Read the full opinion here.

Attorney Angel did not represent the plaintiff in this case, but he does represent plaintiffs in federal employment law cases.