Mealey's Labor & Employment - U.S. High Court To Hear Oral Arguments In Employee Speech Appeal

Mealey's Labor & Employment - U.S. High Court To Hear Oral Arguments In Employee Speech Appeal

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Supreme Court on Feb. 11 set for argument on April 28 a suit challenging whether the government may, under the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, retaliate against a public employee for truthful testimony compelled by a subpoena and whether qualified immunity precludes a claim for damages in such an action (Edward R. Lane v. Steve Franks, No. 13-483, U.S. Sup.).

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