2006 Los Angeles prosecutor Richard Ceballos wrote a memo suggesting a Los Angeles county sheriff's deputy had lied in a search warrant affidavit. The US Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit ruled that Richard Ceballos' statements about a potential lie in a search-warrant affidavit were "inherently a matter of public concern" protected by the Constitution.

The Supreme Court decided that the 'memo was inflammatory' and that a government employee while performing his official duties may be fired or demoted for bringing to light misconduct or corruption within the employing public institution.

"The 5-4 decision essentially says that government employees can be fired or demoted if they reveal information about wrongdoing to their co-workers, to management or possibly to government investigators.

This decision sends a terrible message and could be deeply damaging to efforts to fight fraud, abuse and corruption.

Almost half of all fraud, detection in government agencies is estimated to come from tips, very often received through whistleblowers.

My office, which is charged, among other things, with rooting out fraud, and waste in the Los Angeles city government, routinely receives credible whistleblower information from city employees.

In the last five years we have conducted more than 100 audits and investigations, and I can tell you that if we had not offered protection and anonymity to whistleblowers, the results would have been less than fruitful.

Let there be no doubt.

If employees are no longer protected by the First Amendment when they speak out then precious sources of information will wither away. " - Laura Chick, Los Angeles city controller.

Laura Chick helped the United States attorney to successfully prosecute the public relations giant Fleishman-Hillard, with the help of employees of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, for fraudlent over billing for several million dollars.

"The US Supreme Court decision to deny whistleblower protection to public employees continues what many of us already know. As the salaries of top government bureaucrats rise faster than the price of gasoline, job protection and career advancement become everyone's top priority. Nonelected bureaucrats surround themselves with "yes men" loyal only to the boss, often at the expense of the very people their office was created to serve. Intelligent employees know that submitting ideas, comments or criticisms up the chain of command is futile at best and career suicide at worst. The result? government gets bigger, slower, less productive and more costly. The State Legislature should restore the whistleblower protection that the Supreme Court took away by a 5-4 vote. While shooting the messenger may protect the bureaucrat, it does not protect the public." - Daniel J. Schmidt
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