Public Employees and First Amendment Rights
This page provides some qualified answers to the following questions:
1. How does the First Amendment protect public employees?
2. Do I have any other protections against being discharged as a public employee?
3. What has the U.S. Supreme Court said about the First Amendment rights of public employees?
4. What must I prove to win a First Amendment retaliation case?
5. What are matters of “public concern”?