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Challenge to Hogan’s anti-BDS order draws 4th Circuit skepticism

Counsel for a software engineer and former Maryland legislator urged a skeptical federal appeals court Tuesday to revive his client’s free-speech challenge to Gov. Larry Hogan’s executive order requiring those bidding on state contracts to pledge they are not boycotting ...

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Foe of Hogan’s anti-BDS order assails loyalty ‘oath’ in 4th Circuit appeal

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s executive order requiring bidders on state contracts to forswear boycotting Israel reflects the early Cold War loyalty oaths forswearing Communism that the U.S. Supreme Court has deemed unconstitutional, a software engineer and would-be bidder who supports ...

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