Signs at public meetings
mcurtis at LAW.WFU.EDU
Tue Jan 30 10:30:17 PST 2001
At a public meeting in a public building to discuss a proposed Fed Ex hub
and water quality issues protesters bring signs--about 12-18 inches. Do
they have a right to have their signs at the meeting? Is anyone aware of
any cases on this issue?
Mark Tushnet wrote:
> Some of the comments on Bryan Wildenthal's proposal speculate about the
> implications of a run-off system for third parties and for the major
> parties. Couldn't the political scientists on the list inform us about
> what's known about the impact of run-off systems on party systems?
> Bryan mentioned the French experience, but (I think) there are run-off
> systems in some U.S. states (aren't there?) and in other countries. My
> guess is that seat-of-the-pants speculation (or even rational-choice
> modeling) is likely to be less helpful than real-world evidence, which I
> take it exists.
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