1st Amendment Can't Help Whistleblowing Principal: 7th Circ.
The appeals court said former principal Julie McArdle wasn't shielded by the Constitution because her criticism — she exposed misuse of school money by her predecessor — was made in her capacity as a public employee, not a private citizen.
McArdle tried to convince the appeals court that unearthing the misconduct was not part of her job description,...
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