Eugene S. Caplan, Appellant, v. John B. Connally et al., Appellees, 299 F.2d 126 (D.C. Cir. 1962)

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U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit - 299 F.2d 126 (D.C. Cir. 1962)

Argued January 8, 1962
Decided February 1, 1962

Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Columbia; Matthew F. McGuire, District Judge.

Mr. Charles A. Docter, Washington, D. C., for appellant.

Mr. Abbott A. Leban, Asst. U. S. Atty., Washington, D. C., with whom Messrs. David C. Acheson, U. S. Atty., Nathan J. Paulson and Charles T. McCally, Asst. U. S. Attys., Washington, D. C., were on the brief, for appellees. Mr. Charles T. Duncan, Principal Asst. U. S. Atty., Washington, D. C., also entered an appearance for appellees.

Before EDGERTON, DANAHER and BURGER, Circuit Judges.


Appellant is a discharged government employee eligible for veterans' preference under the Act of 1944, § 2, 58 Stat. 387, as amended, 5 U.S.C.A. § 851. He appeals from a final order of the District Court denying relief. We find no error affecting substantial rights. Cf. Williams v. Zuckert, 111 U.S.App.D.C. —, 296 F.2d 416, decided Nov. 9, 1961.