Robust Whistleblower Protections Essential for Civil Servants to Function as the Real Fourth Estate - Zuckerman Law
In a January 20, 2014 column in FedSmith titled The Real Fourth Estate, Jerry Fox asserts that career civil servants are the real fourth estate. In particular, Fox contends that career civil servants are a “‘check and balance’ protecting the public from ill-conceived, sometimes downright dumb, policies and programs