Federal Circuit Tosses Judge’s Lawsuit Over Lost Job

Law360, New York (September 13, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- When David A. Scholl, a former federal bankruptcy judge, lost his job after a 14-year appointment, he fought back, suing for back pay and reinstatement.

Scholl filed a suit alleging that the denial of his reappointment at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania was in violation of his right to due process.

Now, it seems his crusade to regain his position may be over. The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has rejected Scholl’s case and ruled in...
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