NASA Contractors Want Retraction From DOJ

Law360, New York (October 12, 2010, 5:12 PM EDT) -- The lead plaintiff in a case before the U.S. Supreme Court involving background checks for NASA contractors has asked the government to retract remarks made during oral arguments by acting Solicitor General Neal Katyal.

Katyal's assertion on Oct. 5 that background checks were necessary because contractors could use their security badges to get within six feet of the space shuttle as it was being prepared for launch was “patently untrue,” according to a letter sent last Wednesday by plaintiff Robert M. Nelson to the U.S. Department...
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