Lachance v. Erickson

PETITIONER:Lachance
RESPONDENT:Erickson
LOCATION:Knowles’ Car

DOCKET NO.: 96-1395
DECIDED BY: Rehnquist Court (1986-2005)
LOWER COURT: United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

CITATION: 522 US 262 (1998)
ARGUED: Dec 02, 1997
DECIDED: Jan 21, 1998

ADVOCATES:
Paul E. Marth – Argued the cause for the respondents
Seth P. Waxman – Department of Justice, argued the cause for the petitioner

Facts of the case

Federal employees were subjected to adverse actions by their appropriate agencies, everyone testified the false statements to investigators of the authority regarding the misbehavior of which they were accused. In every indictment, the agency furthermore charged with the adverse actions based on the grounds of the misleading testimonies. All convicted separately filed an appellation against the Merit Systems Protection Board (Board) regarding the illegal actions conducted in their relation.