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Professor Bhagwat Speaks to Bee in Story on Confederate Flag Found in School District Van

News Posted on July 9, 2021

The Elk Grove Unified School District made the right call in placing two employees on leave after a parent reported seeing a Confederate flag inside their district-issued van, Professor Ashutosh Bhagwat told The Sacramento Bee. Read the story.

Ashutosh Bhagwat, Boochever and Bird Endowed Chair for the Study and Teaching of Freedom and Equality, and Martin Luther King Jr. Professor of Law at UC Davis School of Law, is an innovative, broad-ranging, and widely published constitutional law scholar. He is the author of the 2020 book Our Democratic First Amendment (Cambridge University Press).