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Board of County Commissioners v. Umbehr

Docket No.: 94-1654
Argued: November 28, 1995
Decided: June 28, 1996

Topics:

Amendment 1: Speech, Press, and Assembly, First Amendment, Miscellaneous, Article I, Bill of Rights, Due Process, Eleventh Amendment, First Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, Sixth Amendment, Tenth Amendment, immunity from suit, judicial review, qualified immunity, retaliation, self-incrimination

PartyNames: BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, WABAUNSEE COUNTY, KANSAS v. UMBEHR Certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.
Petitioner: Board of County Commissioners
Respondent: Umbehr

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE TENTH CIRCUIT
Supreme Court Docket

Board of County Commissioners
v.
Umbehr
518 U.S. 668 (1996)
Other Citations: 116 S.Ct. 2342135 L.Ed.2d 843 (518 U.S.
Question:

Did the Board's termination of Umbehr's contract, presumably as a result of his criticisms, constitute a violation of his First Amendment freedom of speech?

Board of County Commissioners v. Umbehr
ORAL ARGUMENT

November 28, 1995

Decision: Decision: 7 votes for Umbehr, 2 vote(s) against
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