September 1, 2016
The Guam Daily

Dave Davis’ right to vote

On Sept. 1 at the federal courthouse, Dave Davis will argue that the much-discussed status plebiscite should at last be put out of its misery.

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Case: Davis v. Guam

September 1, 2016
Washington Post

California bans painting of Civil War battle from County Fair art show, because painting includes Confederate battle flag

California Government Code § 8195 provides that “The State of California may not sell or display the Battle Flag of the Confederacy, also referred to as the Stars and Bars, or any similar image, or tangible personal property, inscribed with such an image unless the image appears in a book,

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Case: Desmond v. Harris et. al.

September 1, 2016
The Guam Daily

Hearing in Davis plebiscite lawsuit begins today

A lawsuit filed by Arnold “Dave” Davis relative to the political status plebiscite regarding Guam’s quest for self-determination is scheduled to begin today at 9 a.m. The hearing will be the first instance in which both sides will argue the merits of their case.

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Case: Davis v. Guam

September 1, 2016
Wall Street Journal

Artist Sues California for Banning Painting Showing Confederate Flag from County Fair

A California artist is suing the state of California for refusing to let him display a Civil War painting at a state-run fair because it shows a Southern soldier holding a Confederate flag.

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Case: Desmond v. Harris et. al.

August 31, 2016
NPR

Fresno Artist Sues State Over Confederate Flag Ban

CIR President Terry Pell discusses Desmond v. Harris on NPR’s California Report.

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Case: Desmond v. Harris et. al.

August 27, 2016
The Fresno Bee

Artist sues Fresno Fair for banning his Civil War painting

A Fresno artist is suing California state officials, accusing them of violating his free speech rights by keeping his Civil War painting that shows a soldier holding a Confederate flag from being exhibited at The Big Fresno Fair last year.

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Case: Desmond v. Harris et. al.

August 21, 2016
CW6 News

The Confederate Flag Ban with the Lawyer in Blue Jeans

Morning Show considers the merits of Desmond v. Harris.

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Case: Desmond v. Harris et. al.

August 19, 2016
The Hill

A ‘radical right winger’ finds common ground with Kaine

As the lead plaintiff in the Supreme Court case Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, my political opinions were center-stage this year. Although I’m fighting for the rights of children and educators, union leaders have called me a radical right-winger and a pawn of corporate special interests more times than I can count.

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Case: Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association et al.

August 17, 2016
Federalist Society

Who’s ‘Weaponizing the First Amendment?’ – The Left or the Right

On June 28th, after previously splitting 4-4 on the case, the Supreme Court declined a Petition to Rehear Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, which involved a First Amendment challenge to laws requiring non-union public employees to pay agency fees to unions. The case is over and for now, agency fees

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Case: Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association et al.

August 16, 2016
Courthouse News Service

Artist Sues California for Barring Confederate Flag

California’s ban on state agencies selling or displaying items showing the Confederate flag is unconstitutional, says an artist who was not allowed to show his Civil War painting at the Fresno County Fair.

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Case: Desmond v. Harris et. al.