Williams v. Kassinger and Saye, 629 F.2d 993 (5th Cir. 1980)

Decision by Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals


This is an appellate decision describing a whistle blower case involving a University of Georgia Police officer who was fired when his father released documents to the press that he received from the plaintiff that proved the alteration of an accident report that was then filed with the Georgia Department of Public Safety. A final judgment based on a jury verdict for the plaintiff and a permanent injunction was appealed to the 5th Circuit, in which Georgia was located prior to the creation of the 11th Circuit, which affirmed. Certiorari was denied with Justice Rehnquist dissenting.

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