By J. Todd Bernhardt and Timothy M. Hoppe

Seyfarth Synopsis: On June 8, 2023, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit held in Fenico v. City of Philadelphia that police officers disciplined for offensive Facebook posts stated a First Amendment claim sufficient to survive a motion to dismiss. The court avoided commenting on the merits of

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