Free speech lawsuit against Lafayette County School District reinstated.


The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans has reinstated a free speech federal lawsuit against the Lafayette County School District.

The lawsuit alleges the school district fired assistant principal Lisa Mooney because she campaigned for an opponent of Lafayette County School Superintendent Mike Foster in 2007.

Mooney’s attorney Jim Waide of Tupelo said the Court of Appeals found there was circumstantial evidence that the school district fired Mooney because she campaigned for a special education teacher who ran against Foster in the 2007 election.

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One response to “Free speech lawsuit against Lafayette County School District reinstated.

  1. Mill Run

    not supporting (or opposing) her or either candidate, but this happens all the time. you support the losing candidate, the winner fires you. it’s a chance you take when you get involved in the sleazy world of politics. how is this a lawsuit?

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