The U.S. Supreme Court refused today to review an appellate court decision that challenged the city's regulation of hundreds of movie poster-style billboards put up in L.A. without permits.
The original federal lawsuit challenging the city's ban was filed in 2004 by Metrolights (now owned b ... More >>
A federal appellate court dealt legendary litigator Laurence Tribe a bitter blow today when it ruled that Los Angeles' outdoor advertising and billboard ban did not violate an advertising company's First Amendment right to free speech.Tribe was representing Metro Lights, whose federal lawsuit ... More >>
Last week, attorneys for World Wide Rush filed a motion in federal court asking a judge to permanently block the city from prosecuting building owners who allow “supergraphics” signs on their buildings.
The motion was filed after the city began enforcing its sign ordinance against the owners o ... More >>
Two Los Angeles court rulings in favor of outdoor advertising companies are playing strong roles in a recent court filing in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.
Metro Fuel, which is owned by New York based Fuel Outdoor Holdings, which specializes in mini billb ... More >>
Last Friday, Metro Fuel filed a motion in United States District Court for the Northern District of California to prevent the city of San Francisco from enforcing its laws against illegal billboards.
The outdoor advertising company, which is owned by New York based Fuel Outdoor Holdings, which sp ... More >>
The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit’s Courtroom 3 - a miniature auditorium with comfortable, smoked salmon-colored seats - was mostly filled with law students who seemed to be interested in just one thing: listening to Harvard Law School Professor Laurence Tribe argue constitu ... More >>
It looks like the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office may have its hands full on June 4 when it goes up against leading First Amendment attorney Laurence Tribe in the case Metro Lights v. City of Los Angeles.
Tribe, who is nationally recognized as one of the foremost liberal constitutional law sch ... More >>