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Scientists do have free speech rights, court rules

In “Free Speech of Scientist Tested: A judge says a Louisiana State University scientist should not have been fired for speaking out against New Orleans levee construction.” (The Scientist , October 28, 2011) Edyta Zielinska reports,

A scientist fired for speaking out about faulty construction of the levees in New Orleans should have been protected under the first amendment, according to federal judge James J. Brady.

Wonder when/if that’ll apply to official public Darwin squawks.

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News: "Wonder when/if that’ll apply to official public Darwin squawks." ==== Wouldn't this case set a legal precedent ???Eocene
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