News Agencies Urge 2nd Circ. To Revive NYPD Quota Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (October 17, 2013, 6:08 PM EDT) -- The New York Times Co. and other prominent news organizations on Thursday urged the Second Circuit to overturn a lower court's ruling that a NYPD officer's complaints to superiors about a quota system for arrests and tickets were not protected by the First Amendment, saying the ruling could have a chilling effect on government whistleblowers. 

In a joint amicus brief, the news agencies contended the appeals court should reverse U.S. District Judge Paul Engelmayer's July ruling dismissing NYPD Officer Craig Matthews' lawsuit over retaliation he allegedly...
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Matthews v. City of New York


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13-2915

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Appellate - 2nd Circuit

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3440 CIVIL RIGHTS-Other

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August 2, 2013

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