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Editor's Note :

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Kiehle v. County of Cortland

Petition for certiorari denied on March 18, 2013
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-607 2d Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2012

Issue: Whether a government employee’s truthful testimony under oath qualifies as speech “as a citizen on a matter of public concern,” requiring a balancing of the interests surrounding the speech and its consequences in order to assess the constitutionality of the adverse government action.

DateProceedings and Orders
Nov 14 2012Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 17, 2012)
Dec 12 2012Order extending time to file response to petition to and including January 15, 2013.
Jan 23 2013Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including February 14, 2013.
Feb 13 2013Brief of respondents County of Cortland, New York, et al. in opposition filed.
Feb 27 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of March 15, 2013.
Mar 1 2013Reply of petitioner Kristina Kiehle filed. (Distributed)
Mar 18 2013Petition DENIED.
 
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