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Flag burning and desecration rights, regulations and restrictions

Rick Hagen presents thoughts and legal analysis regarding the First Amendment and how it applies to flag burning. The U.S. Supreme Court held there is a First Amendment right to symbolic speech, such as flag burning, but it is subject to reasonable restrictions, just like other constitutional rights. That said, there are ongoing legislative attempts at limiting flag burning.

Flag burning and desecration rights, regulations and restrictions with Rick Hagen

Board certified in Criminal Law, Rick Hagen, joined the Jackson and Hagen law firm in 1993, after first working as a briefing attorney on the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals and then serving two years as a felony prosecutor. Rick Hagen started with Jackson and Hagen as a law partner with Hal Jackson, the legendary lawyer, World War II hero and former State Representative from Denton. For over 25 years, Rick Hagen has defended the Constitution and individuals. He is well known for his defense of a former Denton County Republican Volunteer of the year, who was held in contempt of court and jailed for asserting her Constitutional right to privacy in a criminal case. When the contempt finding was set aside, Rick Hagen made legal precedent that still stands today. Rick is an alumni of Austin College and the University of Oklahoma School of Law.

 

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One thought on “Flag burning and desecration rights, regulations and restrictions

  1. Stacy Beavers says:

    Rick Hagen is an amazing Attorney, friend and human being!!❤

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