Trump protester strikes out

Much hoopla was generated in the spring when Juli Briskman filed a lawsuit claiming she had been illegally fired for making an obscene gesture as President Donald Trump's motorcade passed while she was riding her bicycle. The case has now ended, but not with a bang—only a whimper. Fairfax County Circuit Court Judge Penny Z. Azcarate recently dismissed Briskman's wrongful termination suit against Akima LLC. The ruling should give Virginia employers, particularly government contractors, reason to breathe a sigh of relief—at least for now.

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