DC Circ. Revives Egyptian-Born FBI Agent's Bias Suit

Law360, New York (July 23, 2012, 2:20 PM EDT) -- The D.C. Circuit on Friday revived an FBI agent's suit alleging the agency discriminated against him after the 9/11 terrorist attacks because of his Egyptian-American heritage by transferring him to a job he was dramatically overqualified for.

In a unanimous, published opinion, the appeals court reversed a lower court's decision to award summary judgment to the FBI on Bassem Youssef's discrimination claim. The case was remanded for further proceedings with the D.C. Circuit saying that the district court needed to further examine the FBI's reason for...
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