Huppert v. Pittsburg, No. 06-17362

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By FindLaw Staff on July 21, 2009 3:58 PM

In a 42 U.S.C. section 1983 action claiming that defendant city violated the First Amendment by disciplining plaintiff police officers based on their speech, summary judgment for defendants is affirmed where the speech at issue was made pursuant to plaintiffs' job duties.

Read Huppert v. Pittsburg, No. 06-17362

Appellate Information

Argued and Submitted July 18, 2008

Filed July 21, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge Tallman

Dissent by Judge W. Fletcher

Counsel

For Appellants:

Russell A. Robinson, San Francisco, CA

For Appellees:

Joseph M. Quinn, Meyers Nave Riback Silver & Wilson, San Francisco, CA