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Pro-whistleblower concurrence strikes blow to Garcetti
By Douglas Lee Though he barely mentions case, 4th Circuit judge makes clear that 2006 high court ruling rests far more on policy preference for obedient employees than it does on First Amendment principles.   04.14.09

Will plan for tax-exempt newspapers sink or swim?
By Douglas Lee Debate concerning senator's bill to help ailing publications is significant for futures of both newspaper industry and First Amendment.   04.01.09

Summum decision answers some questions, raises others
By Douglas Lee Most justices ignored obvious concern prompted by their ruling: If religious monument is government speech, doesn’t that speech violate establishment clause?   03.03.09

Withholding crime info: good reasons, bad practice
By Douglas Lee Phoenix police say they're trying to protect privacy; in Savannah, a new electronic system is planned; but the victim is openness in government.   01.28.09

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