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Fed. Cir. Judges Urged to Try Mediation in Newman Fitness Probe

July 6, 2023

…Cooper gave the parties two days to discuss the mediation route. If they’re unable to reach a consensus on the approach, the claims will proceed to a federal court briefing on Newman’s motion for a preliminary injunction. Separately, a closed-doors hearing at the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit is set for July 13 to discuss whether Newman’s refusal to cooperate with the internal probe constitutes sanctionable misconduct.

The New Civil Liberties Alliance represents Newman. The US Department of Justice represents the government…

Originally Published in Bloomberg Law