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United States Ninth Circuit

Greisen v. Hanken, 17-35472

In a First Amendment retaliation case, held that a police chief was entitled to prevail on his claim that the city manager unlawfully took adverse employment action against him for expressing concerns about the city's financial management. Affirmed a jury verdict, concluding that the statements were made as a private citizen, not a public employee.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2019/05/31


  • Fisher


  • United States Ninth Circuit


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