Public Employee Speech Rights: Survey of Recent Trends
Review of Public Personnel Administration
free speech, First Amendment, discipline, public employee
Public employees have the right to free speech in their personal capacities, but that right is tempered in many instances by the interests of their governmental employers. This piece provides an overview of the speech rights of public employees, highlighting approaches taken in recent appellate decisions. The piece ends with practical suggestions for public employers.
Mead, Joseph, "Public Employee Speech Rights: Survey of Recent Trends" (2020). Law Faculty Articles and Essays. 1132.