Brief of Law Professors as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioner, Lane v. Franks, No. 13-483, United States Supreme Court, OT 2013
Sheldon H. Nahmod
Chicago-Kent College of Law - Illinois Institute of Technology
Paul M. Secunda
Marquette University - Law School
Joshua D. Branson
Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel, P.L.L.C.
Scott R. Bauries
University of Kentucky College of Law
March 10, 2014
Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 14-09
This brief, submitted on behalf of more than 65 law professors who teach and write in the areas of employment law and constitutional law, argues that the Court should reverse the 11th Circuit's decision denying First Amendment protection to a public employee who was allegedly terminated in retaliation for his testimonial speech in a criminal trial.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 41
Keywords: Garcetti, Ceballos, First Amendment, public employee speech
Date posted: March 13, 2014 ; Last revised: March 31, 2014