Former FBI leader Andrew McCabe overcame an early hurdle Thursday in a lawsuit challenging his March 2018 firing, as a federal judge in Washington rejected the U.S. Justice Department’s arguments against allowing retaliation and other claims to proceed.
In a 45-page opinion, U.S. District Judge Randolph Moss said some of the Justice Department’s arguments supporting the former FBI deputy director’s termination were based on a “misunderstanding” of his claims, while others turned on disputed factual questions that could not yet be resolved.
This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.
To view this content, please continue to their sites.
LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.
For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]