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Authors

Diane E. Ward

Document Type

Article

Media Type

Text

Abstract

This note focuses on the role of the first amendment in patronage dismissals and analyzes the implications of the Court's modification of the Elrod decision. It will focus on two aspects of the Branti decision. First, the role of the first amendment and its applicability to patronage dismissals will be examined. Second, the Court's modification of the Elrod decision will be analyzed in light of the new standard adopted by the Court.

First Page

103

Last Page

118

Publication Date

11-1-1980

Department

College of Law

ISSN

0734-1490

Language

eng

Publisher

Northern Illinois University Law Review

Included in

Law Commons

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