Bowie v. Maddox

Petition for certiorari denied on February 27, 2012
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
11-670 D.C. Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2011

Issue: Whether a government employee who provides truthful sworn testimony (or declines to give false sworn testimony) about facts related to his job in connection with an official proceeding may be deprived of first amendment protection for his speech on the ground that it was made "pursuant to his official duties," under Garcetti v. Caballos (2006)?

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