Ex-AG Worker Tells 3rd Circ. To Revive Pa. Gov't Fraud Suit

Law360, Philadelphia (August 5, 2013, 6:34 PM EDT) -- An ex-employee in the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General asked the Third Circuit on Friday to overturn a decision dismissing a lawsuit against a slew of state officials, including Gov. Tom Corbett, claiming his First Amendment rights were violated when he was fired for publicizing alleged waste and fraud.

Thomas Kimmett, a former senior deputy attorney general in the OAG’s financial enforcement section, said that a lower court judge erred when he ruled that Kimmett’s accusations — which were leveled in a lawsuit filed in August...
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