NGA Analyst Takes Security Clearance Case To High Court

Law360, New York (September 5, 2013, 1:57 PM EDT) -- A National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency analyst whose top-secret security clearance was revoked after he married a Muslim woman has appealed his case to the U.S. Supreme Court, saying that the revocation violates the First and Fifth Amendments.

The Fourth Circuit in April upheld a lower court's dismissal of a suit brought by Mahmoud Hegab seeking to have his security clearance reinstated, as well as back pay, benefits and attorneys' fees, holding that his “speculative” claims of constitutional violations were restatements of his challenge to the merits of...
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