Monday Morning Review: Local Governments in the Federal Appellate Courts

Here are the last two weeks’ published decisions involving local governments:court collumn

Second Circuit

Sixth Circuit

Seventh Circuit

Tenth Circuit

  • McDonald v. Wise, No. 13-1211 (Oct. 28, 2014): The court found that terminated City employee pled sufficient facts to support a reasonable inference that he was deprived of a liberty interest in his good name and reputation without due process. The court also found that the district court erred when it held that McDonald failed to state a viable claim for defamation.

Eleventh Circuit

Image courtesy of Flickr from Ken Lund (creative-commons license, no changes made).