July 31, 2019
The Guam Daily Post

9th Circuit: Natives-only vote violates Constitution

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled for the second time against a Guam law that limits voting on the island’s political status to “native inhabitants of Guam”…

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Case: Davis v. Guam

July 30, 2019
Pacific News Center

Guam loses Dave Davis case…

The United States 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled against Guam and has affirmed U.S. District Court Chief Judge Frances Tydingco-Gatewood’s injunction…

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Case: Davis v. Guam

July 30, 2019
Pacific Daily News

Letter: Julian Aguan is a modern Hurao

In every battle toward truth and liberation, those brave enough to push against unjust systems experience skepticism…

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Case: Davis v. Guam

July 29, 2019
KUAM News

Guam Loses Davis Appeal (video)

Guam’s political status plebiscite violates Dave Davis’ 15th Amendment rights. That’s the gist…

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Case: Davis v. Guam

July 29, 2019
Courthouse News Service

Ninth Circuit Finds Guam Bid for Native-Only Election Racially Biased

(CN) – The Ninth Circuit on Monday upheld a lower court’s finding of race-based discrimination in Guam’s plebiscite election law…

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Case: Davis v. Guam

May 28, 2019
Powerline Blog

A free speech case the Supreme Court should hear

Teresa Seeberger rented rooms in a house she owned in Davenport, Iowa. When Seeberger learned that her tenant’s fifteen-year-old daughter had become pregnant…

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Case: Seeberger v. Davenport Civil Rights Commission et al.

April 21, 2019
Above the Law

Above The Law: Non Sequiturs

How often do you see this? A federal judge praises counsel — specifically, J. Christian Adams of the Election Law Center, Douglas R. Cox of Gibson Dunn, Michael E. Rosman of the Center for Individual Rights, and local counsel Mun Su Park — for their “conscientious billing practices.”

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Case: Davis v. Guam

April 19. 2019
The Volokh Conspiracy

Lawyers’ “Billing Judgment … Demonstrates an Extraordinary Dedication to Containment of Cost …”

Not something you hear often. First, the legal backstory, from Chief Judge Frances M Tydingco-Gatewood (D. Guam) in Davis v. Guam:

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Case: Davis v. Guam

April 9, 2019
The Guam Daily Post

Bias suit costs Gov Guam almost $1M in fees

Chief Judge Frances Tydingco-Gatewood of the District Court of Guam awarded $947,717 in attorneys’ fees and costs, in a civil rights action that dealt with the topic of self-determination of the political status of the island and who should have the right to vote on a related referendum. The court

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Case: Davis v. Guam

April 8, 2019
Federalist Society Review

Is It Time to Revisit the Constitutionality of Unauthorized Practice of Law Rules?

Every jurisdiction has a rule against the unauthorized practice of law. Rule 49 of the Rules of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, for example, governs the unauthorized practice of law in the District of Columbia. Like virtually every other such rule in jurisdictions throughout the United States, it

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Case: Is It Time to Revisit the Constitutionality of Unauthorized Practice of Law Rules?