Block on Trump's Asylum Ban Upheld by Supreme Court
In an action by a public employee claiming that defendants retaliated against him in violation of the First Amendment for reporting workplace violence, summary judgment for defendants is vacated where the speaker's motive is not dispositive of whether the speech is on a matter of public concern.
Argued: November 5, 2008
Decided: August 21, 2009
Opinion by Judge Cabranes
John R. Williams, New Haven, CT