“What Ails the Agencies for Which They Work”: The Parlous State of Public Employee Free Speech Law

The Supreme Court last week took a small step toward limiting the damage done to the First Amendment by its controversial 2006 decision inĀ Garcetti v. Ceballos. The Court inĀ Garcetti denied First Amendment protection to a public employee (there, an assistant prosecutor) who had blown the whistle on police misconduct (in that case, fraudulent search warrants). … Continue reading “What Ails the Agencies for Which They Work”: The Parlous State of Public Employee Free Speech Law