Fed. Circ. Won't Revive Navy Analyst's Termination Suit

By Melissa Daniels (December 7, 2016, 3:47 PM EST) -- A former civilian analyst who lost his security clearance and his job after bringing his own gun to a reserve officer shift lost his appeal on Wednesday when a Federal Circuit panel issued a precedential ruling that found a review board didn't have authority to consider claims related to the clearance revocation.

Nicholas Wilson lost his clearance after bringing his personal firearm with him while serving as a reserve officer with the Metropolitan Police Department in response to the Washington Navy Yard shooting in September 2013, according to the court's history of the case. Then he was terminated by the Navy...

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