Supreme Court To Take On Federal Employee Privacy

Law360, New York (March 8, 2010, 1:34 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has elected to review a federal appeals court's decision to grant a request by NASA scientists for a preliminary injunction to halt allegedly deep-reaching background checks on low-risk employees at the space agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

The high court on Monday granted NASA's Nov. 2 petition for writ of certiorari, allowing the agency a chance to argue that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit erred in its January 2008 reversal of a lower court's decision to deny the scientists...
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