Nos. 82-6020, 82-6045.

736 F.2d 550 (1984)

Carolyn R. LAURITZEN, Lesbian and Gay Community Center, San Diego, The Military Law Panel, National Lawyers Guild, San Diego, Plaintiffs-Appellees, v. Secretary of the Navy, John LEHMAN, Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

Decided July 5, 1984.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Susan McGreivy, Lorraine L. Loder, Los Angeles, Cal., for plaintiffs-appellees.

Robert Rubin, San Francisco, Cal., for amicus.

Nicholas Z. Zeppos, Dept. of Justice, Washington, D.C., for defendant-appellant.

Before SNEED and BOOCHEVER, Circuit Judges, and SOLOMON, District Judge.

SNEED, Circuit Judge:

This appeal is from an order awarding attorney's fees pursuant to the Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA), 28 U.S.C. § 2412. We reverse and remand this case for further proceedings consistent with our decision.



Plaintiff Carolyn R. Lauritzen alleged in this action that she was threatened with discharge from the Navy and that her rank and pay were reduced as result of her statements...

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