Sac. No. 6530
44 Cal. 2d 816; 285 P.2d 617; 1955
A public employee was legitimately dismissed from his position as a professor at a state college because he refused to answer whether he was a member of the Communist Party. The court held his choice was to answer the question or lose his job.
Carter, Jesse W., "Steinmetz v. California State Board of Education [DISSENT]" (1955). Jesse Carter Opinions. 215.