11th Circuit Panel Upholds Termination For Lack Of Political Loyalty

(October 8, 2015, 10:33 AM EDT) -- ATLANTA — A Georgia sheriff acted within his legal rights when he transferred and demoted a deputy sheriff for lack of political loyalty, the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Sept. 23 (Terri Ezell v. Joan B. Wynn, et al., No. 13-15851, 11th Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 16851).

(Opinion available. Document #73-151009-015Z.)

Terri Ezell began working in the Muscogee County, Ga., Sheriff’s Office in 1983 as a correctional officer in the county jail. She was promoted to deputy sheriff in 1985 and continued to...
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