Calif. Teachers Union Loses Campaign Fliers Case

Law360, New York (June 19, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- California's high court has shot down an attempt by a teachers union to overturn a policy barring it from distributing political campaign pamphlets through school mailboxes, ruling that the activity violates a state law prohibiting school “funds, services, supplies or equipment” from being used to further political activities.

A seven-judge panel of the Supreme Court of California on Thursday unanimously affirmed a lower court's ruling denying the San Leandro Teachers Association's bid to overturn the San Leandro Unified School District's policy prohibiting the distribution of newsletters...
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