Petition of the day
The petition of the day is:
Bowie v. Maddox
Issue(s): 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)?
Certiorari stage documents:
Recommended Citation: Kiera Flynn, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Dec. 12, 2011, 11:35 PM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2011/12/petition-of-the-day-223/