Sep 152017
 September 15, 2017  Posted by  Court, Workplace

Cogan Schneier reports:

A federal judge sued the federal judiciary’s policymaking body Thursday, alleging its panel on disabilities violated his Fifth Amendment rights by ordering him to undergo a psychiatric evaluation.

U.S District Judge John Adams filed the lawsuit in federal court in Washington, D.C., against the Judicial Conference of the United States’ Committee on Judicial Conduct and Disability and its chair, Third Circuit Judge Anthony Scirica.


In addition to Fifth Amendment claims, Adams claims that a compelled psychiatric exam is equivalent to a search and seizure, and therefore would also violate his Fourth Amendment rights. H

Read more on The National Law Journal. This sounds like an interesting one to follow.


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