Texas Tech University

Professors let flag opinions fly; judge responds

Victoria Advocate

July 12, 2016

Victoria Advocate - Three Texas professors agree Goliad County Judge Pat Calhoun should have lowered courthouse flags following the June 12 Orlando nightclub shooting.

"You're supposed to obey the presidential proclamation," said Richard Rosen, law professor at Texas Tech university. "I think that's the intent of the statute. The president can direct that the flag be lowered to half-staff whenever he wants to, essentially."

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