Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday and Wednesday. We will begin live-blogging on Tuesday at 9:45 a.m.
On Tuesday the court hears oral argument in National Institute of Family and Life Advocates v. Becerra. Amy Howe has our preview.
Contributions to our online symposium on NIFLA v. Becerra are available at this link.

Merrifield v. County Commissioners for Santa Fe

Petition for certiorari denied on April 23, 2012
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
11-881 10th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2011

Issue: Whether a public employee discharged in retaliation for consulting with a private attorney may establish a violation of his constitutional right of association only if his association with the attorney involved a matter of public concern.

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