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decades. These include the Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989 for federal employees;
seven breakthrough laws since 2002 creating the right to jury trials for corporate
whistleblowers; and new U.N., World Bank and African Development Bank policies legalizing
public freedom of expression for their own whistleblowers.
Attorney Devine has assisted over 5,000 whistleblowers in defending themselves against
retaliation and in making a difference, such as shuttering accident-prone nuclear power
plants, checkmating repeated industry ploys to deregulate government meat inspection, and
blocking the next generation of the bloated and porous “Star Wars” missile defense systems.
He has served as “Ambassador of Whistleblowing” in over a dozen nations on trips
sponsored by the U.S. State Department.
Attorney Devine has authored or co-authored numerous books, including Courage Without
Martyrdom and The Whistleblower’s Survival Guide, law review articles, and newspaper op-
eds, and is a frequent expert commentator on television and radio talk shows. He is the
recipient of a “Hugh Hefner First Amendment Award” and the “Defender of the Constitution
Award” bestowed by the Fund for Constitutional Government. In 2006, Attorney Devine was
inducted into the Freedom of Information Act Hall of Fame. He is a Phi Beta Kappa honors
graduate of Georgetown University and earned his J.D. from the Antioch School of Law.
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