In plaintiff's wrongful termination suit arising from his discharge as a law librarian for sending a scathing e-mail criticizing his superiors, summary judgment as to the state law causes of action in favor of defendants is affirmed where defendant could not establish that: 1) a violation of the state Constitution's free speech clause; 2) a violation of the CFCA's whistleblower protections, as his conduct was not protected under the CFCA; 3) a violation of Business and Professions Code section 6345; and 4) a violation of the Brown Act.
Filed November 10, 2009
Opinion by Judge McConnell
For Appellant: Michael Kaye
For Appellee: Andrews Lagasse Branch & Bell LLP, Margaret C. Bell and Shauna L. Durrant