Borough of Duryea v. Guarnieri

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09-1476 3d Cir. Mar 22, 2011
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Jun 20, 2011 8-1 Kennedy OT 2010
 
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Holding: A government employer's allegedly retaliatory actions against an employee do not give rise to liability under the First Amendment's Petition Clause unless the employee's petition relates to a matter of public concern.

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Judgment: Vacated and remanded, 8-1, in an opinion by Justice Anthony Kennedy on June 20, 2011. Justice Scalia filed an opinion concurring in the judgment in part and dissenting in part.

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