A state statute which creates a property interest in public employment by providing that discharge shall only be for cause entitles the employee to a pretermination hearing; and such property interest is not conditioned by the procedures outlined by the statute for its termination.
Cleveland Board of Education v. Loudermill, 470 U.S. 532 (1985).
A. M. Gulas,
Due Process: Constitutional Guarantee, Not Legislative Grace,
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