Sousa v. Roque, No. 07-1892
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.
Read Sousa v. Roque, No. 07-1892
Argued: November 5, 2008
Decided: August 21, 2009
Opinion by Judge Cabranes
John R. Williams, New Haven, CT
Clare E. Kindall, Assistant Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General, Hartford,
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