Brennan Center for Justice

Why We Need to Protect Government Scientists from Political Retaliation

by Brennan Center for Justice | October 29, 2019
The Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), part of the Department of the Interior, is the federal agency responsible for the protection of endangered species. But in 2004, Andrew Eller Jr., a biologist for the FWS, filed a formal complaint that charged agency officials of knowingly using ...