Court Split On Employee's Right To Sue Over File

Law360, New York (March 19, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court may be asked to clarify a ruling it made 30 years ago that allegations against an employee are actionable only when made public, after a split appeals court ruled in favor of a sacked Virginia policeman.

Counsel for the former probationary police officer, Thomas Dyar, said the top court may now be asked to resolve the confusion over the wording of its 1976 ruling, after his client won the right to sue the city of Newport News over claims his good name...
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