This is the first in a two-part column. The second part will be published on Tuesday.In an important debate about due process protections for municipal employees, 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judges David F. Hamilton and Daniel A. Manion disagreed on whether Parratt v. Taylor, 451 U.S. 527 (1981), as broadly interpreted by Easter House v. Felder, 910 F.2d 1387 (7th Cir. 1990) (en banc), barred Eddie Ray Bradley’s …