Monthly Archives: August 2011

New State Whistleblower Case Emphasizes the Disclosure, not Motivation

The Court of Appeals just released a decision reinstating a state employee’s wrongful termination case.  Tyson Lawson, a member of the Bowie State University Police Department objected to an arrest that he believed was constitutionally defective.  He was fired for violating the chain of command in his reporting of the incident and his suspicions.  He...
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