Public Meeting Decorum & the First Amendment

Checkout this presentation about the constitutional rights of citizens who attend public meetings. In Sept. 2015 Cota & Cole LLP presented this information during a breakout session at the California Special District Association Conference held in Monterey.

“Government officials in America occasionally must tolerate offensive or irritating speech.”
- Norse v. City of Santa Cruz, 629 F.3d 966, 979 (9th Cir. 2010); Cohen v. California, 403 U.S. 15 (1971)