PAD 525 Assignment 3
Freedom of speech is a very important part of the United States Constitution. Freedom of speech is granted in the constitution so that individuals may express their opinions freely and not be punished for doing so. There are of course stipulations and not all speech may be protected. There are some cases when this action is uncertain and not protected by the first amendment of the constitution. In the case of Korb v Raytheon you can see that individual rights when it comes to freedom of speech where are some problems that were concerning. Korb was terminated from his position as vice president for Washington operation of Raytheon Corporation because he publicly expressed opinions, which was a conflict of interest with the corporation’s economic concern” (http://www.loislaw.com.libdatab.strayer.edu/pns/index.htp). After reviewing this case I will explore the challenges presented by the freedom of speech, freedom of information and employment law and their impact on the outcome of the case.
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