1st Amendment Violation.

 
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Byline: Derek Hawkins

United States Supreme Court

Case Name: Luis A. Nieves, et al. v. Russell P. Bartlett

Case No.: 17-1174

Focus: 1st Amendment Violation

Respondent Russell Bartlett sued petitionerstwo police officersalleging that they retaliated against him for his protected First Amendment speech by arresting him for disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. The officers had probable cause to arrest Bartlett, and we now decide whether that fact defeats Bartlett's First Amendment claim as a matter of law.

Reversed and remanded

Dissenting: SOTOMAYOR, J., filed a dissenting opinion.

Concurring: THOMAS, J., filed an opinion concurring in part and concurring in the judgment. GORSUCH, J., filed an opinion concurring in part and dissenting in part. GINSBURG, J...

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