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SpaceX Countersues the DOJ Over Hiring Discrimination Claims

In response to a lawsuit accusing SpaceX of hiring discrimination, the private space company is seeking dismissal of the case filed by the Justice Department for being unconstitutional.

SpaceX filed its own lawsuit on Friday at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas against Department of Justice officials, denying the allegations and claiming that the proceedings against the company are unconstitutional, SpaceNews reported.

In its lawsuit, SpaceX argues that the administrative law judge assigned to the federal government’s case is “unconstitutionally insulated from Presidential authority,” the complaint reads. The private space company is also arguing that SpaceX is being denied its right to a jury, with the case being argued in an administrative proceeding rather than in federal court.

Read the source article at Gizmodo

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