Supreme Court Decides Employee-Speech Case

This morning, the Supreme Court decided Lane v. Franks, a case that this blog previously covered here.7432008582_3c5d6429f6_n The Court ruled unanimously that the First Amendment protects a public employee who provided truthful sworn testimony, compelled by subpoena, outside the course of his ordinary job responsibilities.

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