Brady v. Tamburini (2017)
Category: Active Case Free Speech Police Practices Workplace Rights
About This Case:
This is a lawsuit in U.S. District Court against the Johnston Police Department on behalf of retired Detective James Brady, an 18-year veteran of the force. The suit argues that Johnston Police Chief Richard Tamburini violated Brady’s free speech rights by disciplining him after he spoke to the news media about a matter of public concern.
Brief on summary judgment filed in February 2020.
ACLU Cooperating Attorneys:
Elizabeth Wiens, John Dineen
Related News Releases
- Oct 11, 2017 - ACLU Sues Johnston Police Department for Violating First Amendment Rights of Former Detective