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Supreme Court Broadens First Amendment Protection

4.27.16

The article, “Supreme Court Broadens First Amendment Protection,” featured in SHRM, discussed how the Supreme Court added another layer of constitutional protection to public employees’ political expression on April 26, ruling that the First Amendment protects a worker who was demoted over a misperception about his political leanings.

Katherine Garbarino weighed in on the ruling.

She said it was a “cautionary case for public employers,” particularly with a “heated presidential election coming up.”

To read the full article, please visit SHRM.

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