McVeigh v. Cohen - Significance, "boysrch"--or, The Other Timothy Mcveigh, Judge Sporkin Rules, Judge Sporkin's Ruling And The Continuing Saga
Timothy R. McVeigh
William Cohen, U.S. Secretary of Defense, et al.
That by investigating his sexual orientation, the navy violated his rights under the Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1996, the Administrative Procedure Act, Department of Defense policy, and the Fourth and Fifth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution; therefore, he sought that the Navy be enjoined from its attempts to discharge him.
Chief Lawyer for Plaintiff
Chief Defense Lawyer
U.S. District Judge Stanley Sporkin
Date of Decision
26 January 1998
That plaintiff's case passed a four-part test for preliminary injunction, and the defendants were preliminarily enjoined from taking any adverse action against the defendant on the basis of his alleged sexual orientation, pending final resolution of the plaintiff's complaint.
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- Yaukey, John. "Judge Tells Navy to Give Gay Sailor Meaningful Work." Gannett News Service, March 27, 1998.
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