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Black Lives Matter and the Rise of Anti-Protest Backlash

Q&A with human rights lawyer James Tager on what alarms him most about the legislative response to recent protest movements Return to the Protest & Pushback main page → George Floyd’s murder at the hands of police, captured on cell phone video seen around the world, sparked mass protests for racial justice. A new generation took to the streets and halls of power to raise their voices, leading to real changes in policy and in

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AG Opinion #98-901 Senior Citizen Property Tax Exemptions Subject to Disclosure (1998)

TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE OFFICIAL REPORTS OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL State of California DANIEL E. LUNGREN Attorney General ______________________________________ DANIEL E. LUNGREN Attorney General CLAYTON P. ROCHE Deputy Attorney General ______________________________________________________________________ THE HONORABLE THOMAS F. CASEY, III, COUNTY COUNSEL, SAN MATEO COUNTY, has requested an opinion on the following question: Are claims for senior citizens’ exemptions from assessment of a parcel tax levied by a school district subject to inspection by members of

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69 Ops. Cal. Atty. Gen. 232 City Council Can Meet Privately to Discuss Cease and Desist Order (1986)

Office of the Attorney General State of California 69 Ops. Cal. Atty. Gen. 232 Opinion No. 86-203 October 22, 1986 THE HONORABLE LLOYD G. CONNELLY MEMBER OF THE CALIFORNIA ASSEMBLY THE HONORABLE LLOYD G. CONNELLY, MEMBER OF THE CALIFORNIA ASSEMBLY, has requested an opinion on the following questions: 1. Does section 54956.9 of the Government Code, a provision in the Ralph M. Brown Act, authorize closed sessions of a city council for the purpose of

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How Trump’s War on Free Speech Threatens the Republic

BY DAVID SNYDER—On May 17, while delivering a graduation speech to cadets at the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, a scandal-plagued President Donald Trump took the opportunity to complain, yet again, about the news media. No leader in history, he said, has been treated as unfairly as he has been. Shortly thereafter, when the graduates presented Trump with a ceremonial sword, a live mic picked up Homeland Security chief John F. Kelly telling

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Understanding the Role of the First Amendment in Civil Rights Movements

Q&A with Constitutional Law Scholar Margaret M. Russell Return to the Protest & Pushback main page → The murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer spurred what historians call the largest protest movement in U.S. history. Over the course of the next year, a reckoning over racial justice prompted concrete changes in policies and politics, and it changed the conversation surrounding racial justice forever. But Black Lives Matter, like major civil rights and

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AG Opinion #98-211 School Dissemination of Sex Offender Information (1999)

BILL LOCKYER, Attorney General; CLAYTON P. ROCHE, Deputy Attorney General No. 98-211 Office of the Attorney General of the State of California March 1, 1999 THE HONORABLE WESLEY CHESBRO, MEMBER OF THE CALIFORNIA STATE SENATE, has requested an opinion on the following questions: 1.Does a school district have a duty to disclose information received from a law enforcement official concerning the presence of a sex offender in its community? 2.Does a school district have a

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The Bagley-Keene Act (text of the law updated 2012)

Government Code Section 11120-1113 (Updated version of the law through 2012) 11120. It is the public policy of this state that public agencies exist to aid in the conduct of the people’s business and the proceedings of public agencies be conducted openly so that the public may remain informed. In enacting this article the Legislature finds and declares that it is the intent of the law that actions of state agencies be taken openly and

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79 Ops. Cal. Atty. Gen. 58 Rules for Media Access to Schools (1996)

Office of the Attorney General State of California 79 Ops. Cal. Atty. Gen. 58 Opinion No. 95-509 June 10, 1996 THE HONORABLE CATHIE WRIGHT MEMBER OF THE CALIFORNIA STATE SENATE THE HONORABLE CATHIE WRIGHT, MEMBER OF THE CALIFORNIA STATE SENATE, has requested an opinion on the following questions: 1. May school administrators require members of the news media to (1) register their presence on campus, (2) comply with other conditions for interviewing students, observing an

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CPRA Primer: Access to records

RESOURCES ACCESS TO RECORDS Accessing Public Records IN CALIFORNIA California Public Records Act Primer Download the CPRA Primer Menu | Resources Table of Contents | CPRA Primer The First Amendment Coalition’s California Public Records Act Primer This primer was last updated March 2022 by FAC Legal Fellow Monica Price and FAC Executive Director David Snyder. It was created in 2006 by James Chadwick, then of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton. I. Public Records Act Framework

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