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Supreme Court Finds That FEHBA Preempts State Law Barring Subrogation and Reimbursement

Today, the Supreme Court held that contractual subrogation and reimbursement prescriptions plainly relate to “payments with respect to benefits” under the Federal Employees Health Benefits Act of 1959 (FEHBA) and preempt state laws barring subrogation and reimbursement.

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Discrimination on the Basis of Sexual Orientation Covered under Sex Discrimination for the Purposes of Title VII

Last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals the for the Seventh Circuit held that discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation is a form of sex discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

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Unlawful Pre-Trial Detention Claims Governed by Fourth Amendment

The Fourth Amendment governs a claim for unlawful pre-trial detention even beyond the start of legal process, the Supreme Court recently held in an opinion allowing a Section 1983 action to proceed against officers on grounds including the plaintiff’s pre-trial detention based on falsified evidence.

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The Supreme Court Holds That Presidential Nominated Appointees Are Ineligible To Also Serve In An Acting Capacity In a Different Position

This week, the Supreme Court held that the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998 (FVRA) prohibits persons who the President nominates for appointment to be placed in positions in acting capacities while awaiting confirmation by the Senate.

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